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Accident: 110713.015 - Employee Amputates Four Fingers When Caught By Chain From Co

Accident: 110713.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 10/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1358268.01511/06/2018Hirzel Canning Company
At 6:45 p.m. on October 30, 2018, an employee was cleaning the corer line of cab bage material when he observed some cabbage inside a serpentine chain that drive s the deleafing rollers. The employee reached in with his gloved right hand and had it pulled into the conveyor when the chain caught it, amputating four finge rs. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, caught in, chain, cleaning, conveyor, finger, glove, roller conveyor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1358268.015 38 M Hospitalized injury

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