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Accident: 108830.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Amputated In Harvester Blade

Accident: 108830.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 07/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1330001.01507/09/2018J G Weststeyn Dairy Lp
At 5:30 p.m. on July 4, 2018, Employee #1 was observing the malfunction of a cor n harvester machine. The employee had his hand on the access cover above a rotat ing harvester blade. The cover and his hand were drawn into the blade, amputatin g his left hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, blade, caught in, corn, hand, harvester, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1330001.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Farm workers

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