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Accident: 108770.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips When Struck By Rotary Valve Du

Accident: 108770.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 08/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343336.01508/31/2018Altadis U.S.A. Inc.
At 1:57 p.m. on August 24, 2018, an employee was using a central vacuum system to clean some equipment and reached in with his right hand. The employee was struck by the rotary valve and amputated the tips of his index and middle fingers. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, valve, cleaning, finger, amputation, amputated, vacuum cleaner
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343336.015 52 F Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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