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Accident: 108502.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip On Knife

Accident: 108502.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 08/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339765.01508/16/2018Stacy'S Pita Chip Company
At 10:30 a.m. on August 7, 2018, Employee #1 was setting up a packaging machine. The employee needed to advance the packaging film, so he reached under the guard and up to the sealing cutting area to jog the machine and manually advance the film. He struck his finger on the film cutting knife and amputated the tip.
Keywords: struck against, amputated, guard, knife, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1339765.015 44 F Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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