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Accident: 111951.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Several Fingers While Removing

Accident: 111951.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/11/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337863.01508/08/2018Home Accent Pillows
At 9:35 a.m. on July 11, 2018, an employee was operating a pillow-filling machine while standing at the operations table. The employee noticed the filler material was jammed at a process junction box and reached into the unguarded cox with his right hand and began to manually remove the material. The employee partially amputated several fingers when he was struck by an internal spinning component and was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, amputation, jammed, partial amputation, caught by, finger, guard, blade, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1337863.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Packaging and filling machine operators

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