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Accident: 107903.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Struck By Machine Auger

Accident: 107903.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 07/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1334779.01507/09/2018Philadelphia Water Ice Factory Ii, Inc.
At 3:15 p.m. on July 7, 2018, an employee was filling up the last bucket of water ice from an Ice Batch Machine and raised the guard. The employee stuck his hand into the machine and amputated the tip of his finger when it was struck by an auger within the machine. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, guard, amputation, machine guarding, finger, auger, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1334779.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Amputation

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