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Accident: 103430.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers While Using Meat Saw

Accident: 103430.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297877.01502/27/2018Albertson'S Llc
At approximately 6:30 pm on 2/16/18, an employee was cutting meat using a Hobart meat saw to cut a rack of meat for a customer and did not adjust the guards or use the push plate to push the meat through the saw blade. The employee struck three fingers on his left hand against the saw blade and amputated two fingers and permanently damaged his pinky. The employee was transported by ambulance to the hospital and was admitted at that time.
Keywords: struck against, finger, amputation, meat slicing machine, guard, blade, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297877.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Butchers and meat cutters

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