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Accident: 113839.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip In Valve Stem While Filling Tan

Accident: 113839.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 12/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1370386.01501/10/2019E. & J. Gallo Winery
At 10:15 a.m. on December 20, 2018, an employee was loading a tanker truck with wine at Receiving Station #2 but had not properly set the safety pin for the Sanitary 60TT Valve. The employee caught his right hand's middle fingertip between the valve stem and valve body when he tried to stop the plunger from closing. The employee amputated his fingertip and was hospitalized overnight. The employee's fingertip was reattached the following day.
Keywords: valve, caught by, amputation, fingertip, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1370386.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Technicians, n.e.c.

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