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Accident: 113647.015 - Employee Amputates Finger Tip When Reaching Into Machine To

Accident: 113647.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 02/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378879.01502/15/2019Cw Egg Products, Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on February 7, 2019, Employee #1 was removing stacks of egg crates from a washing machine. The employee reached into a washing machine to unjam a stack of plastic egg crates, and his left hand middle finger was caught between the chain and sprocket of the chain conveyor. The employee sought medical treat ment and subsequently had the fist digit of his finger amputated.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, chain, conveyor, finger, fingertip, jammed, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, machine operator, sprocket
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1378879.015 45 M Non Hospitalized injury

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