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Accident: 107498.015 - Employee Catches Finger In Shears And Amputates Fingertip

Accident: 107498.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 07/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331539.01507/19/2018Harvest Rice, Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on July 16, 2018, an employee was changing film in the Mira-Pax C Machine when he reached under the guard to help guide the film through the heat seal and shears. The employee pressed the stop button; however, the machine cycled itself twice more, amputating the left hand's middle fingertip.
Keywords: amputated, finger, amputation, guard, caught by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331539.015 26 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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