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Accident: 113588.015 - Employee Amputates Finger And Damages Two Others When Caught

Accident: 113588.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 01/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374636.01501/29/2019Ameri-Kleen, Inc.
At 2:00 a.m. on January 28, 2019, and employee was cleaning the screw conveyor w hile the machine was in motion. The employee was using a rag which was caught i n the conveyor and pulled her right hand into the machine. The employee was abl e to pull the emergency cord on the machine and several coworkers came to assist her. The machine had to be disassembled before the employee could be extricate d and she amputated her pinky from her hand and sustained severe damage to her r ing and middle fingers. The employee was transported to the Regional Medical Ce nter, where she was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, auger, caught by, cleaning, conveyor, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1374636.015 31 F Hospitalized injury Janitors and cleaners

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