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Accident: 114589.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip While Clearing Jam From Die Mac

Accident: 114589.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 03/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1386152.01503/19/2019Solo Cup Operating Corporation
At 5:00 a.m. on March 14, 2019, an employee was fixing a problem that required r emoving a blank from under the die area and went behind the machine to reach und er the die with his hand to remove a blank form. A coworker was assisting and t hey did this action several times until he misjudged the employee's position whe n the machine cycled and caught his finger in the die, amputating his fingertip. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, die, fingertip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1386152.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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