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Accident: 104238.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip On A Rotating Knife

Accident: 104238.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278505.01511/20/2017West Island Cotton Growers, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on October 22, 2017, Employee #1 was removing cotton balls from a g inning machine. His left hand came in contact with a spinning rotary knife. The rotary knife scraped the back of his left hand and amputated his ring finger at the first joint. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: amputated, cotton gin, finger, hand, rotating knife, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278505.015 60 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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