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Accident: 111824.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips When Caught By Blower'S Belt

Accident: 111824.015 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 10/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1366181.01511/21/2018General Mills Operations, Llc
At 1:00 p.m. on October 22, 2018, an employee was inspecting a blower for damage along the belt when it was energized by the vacuum system. The employee amputa ted the tips of his pink and ring fingers when they were caught by the belt. Th e employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, belt, caught by, finger, fingertip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1366181.015 37 M Hospitalized injury

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