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Accident: 107967.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers When Cleaning The Conveyor Of A T

Accident: 107967.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 12/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282756.01512/11/2017Selecsource Staffing Services, Inc.
At 2:58 p.m. on December 1, 2017, an employee was using a hose to clean off an infeed conveyor of a tuna filler between varieties of tuna. The employee placed her hand 16 inches under the existing guard to remove a piece of tuna. The employee's hand contacted the reciprocating cutting blade that is located at the end of the conveyor. The employee's right middle and index fingertips were amputated.
Keywords: amputated, conveyor, food preparation, housekeeping, finger, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1282756.015 29 F Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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