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Accident: 110124.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught By Auger Guard

Accident: 110124.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1353720.01510/16/2018Ag Processing Inc
At 11:41 a.m. on August 30, 2018, an employee was cleaning soy beans from a concrete grain silo that has a cone-shaped bottom. The employee was turning the auger on and off, put his hand underneath a large clump of beans, and caught his gloved fingertip through one of the auger guard holes. The employee amputated his fingertip and was hospitalized.
Keywords: silo, auger, guard, amputation, finger, fingertip, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1353720.015 40 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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