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Accident: 114064.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip In Auger

Accident: 114064.015 -- Report ID: 0830400 -- Event Date: 02/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1381631.01503/01/2019Kaylor Grain Co., Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on February 25, 2019, an employee was working for a manufacturer of animal food. A feed truck had been out on a delivery route when someone noticed that the feed was not being dispensed. The employee was troubleshooting stuck v ertical auger on the feed truck. She identified a blockage at the bottom of the feed truck vertical auger. She turned off the truck's power takeoff (PTO), but s he left the truck running. She then opened an access door. She used her hand in an attempt to remove the blockage. At this time, the auger progressed. Her hand was pinned against the wall of the auger. She sustained the amputation of her fi ngertip. The narrative did not say whether or not she was hospitalized.
Keywords: agriculture, amputated, amputation, auger, caught between, caught by, finger, fingertip, lockout, maintenance, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1381631.015 50 F Non Hospitalized injury Driver-sales workers

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