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Accident: 101443.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers When Cleaning A Tuna Filler Machi

Accident: 101443.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 12/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282606.01512/11/2017Tri-Union Seafoods, Llc
At 2:58 p.m. on December 1, 2017, an employee was using a hose to clean off an infeed loin conveyor of a tuna filler between varieties of tuna. The employee placed his hand 16 inches under the existing guard to remove a piece of tuna. The employee's hand contacted the reciprocating cutting blade that is located at the end of the conveyor. The employee's right middle and index fingertips were amputated.
Keywords: amputated, blade, finger, housekeeping, food preparation, conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1282606.015 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation
2 1282606.015 29 F Non Hospitalized injury Amputation
3 1282606.015 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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