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Accident: 102075.015 - Employee Amputates Finger Tip On A Palletizer

Accident: 102075.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 11/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282124.01501/10/2018Burnette Foods Inc
At 9:30 a.m. on November 7, 2017, an employee was straightening cans and inserting cardboard between rows of cans in a Whallon 300 Brite Stacker Palletizer. The employee walked around the machine guard to put a can in an empty spot on a previously placed layer of cans. Resting his left hand on a layer of cans for support, he used his right hand to place a can in the empty spot. The machine cycled down on top of his left hand, amputating his left middle finger tip.
Keywords: amputated, guard, crushed, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1282124.015 67 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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