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Accident: 106956.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Bacon-Slicing Machine

Accident: 106956.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1327112.01507/02/2018Fresh Mark Inc.
At 8:15 a.m. on June 28, 2018, an employee was observing the operation of a bacon-slicing machine. During its operation, the employee placed his left hand into the machine's moving parts. The machine's die activated, catching the employee's left index and middle fingers. As a result, the employee's index finger was amputated at the first knuckle and the middle finger at its tip.
Keywords: amputated, guard, lockout/tagout, blade, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1327112.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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