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Accident: 109850.015 - Employee Amputates Middle Finger When Caught In Pump

Accident: 109850.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351809.01509/18/2018Bocchi Laboratories, Inc.
At 3:40 a.m. on August 18, 2018, an employee was cleaning a machine on line 12 and had turned the pump off before going to lunch. The employee returned and was unable to close the line, noticing some white foam on the equipment. The employee's finger slipped and was caught in the pump when he wiped the foam with it. The employee partially amputated his right hand's middle finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: pump, finger, amputation, cleaning, slip, amputated, caught by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351809.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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