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Accident: 115018.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips While Clearing Clog From Pipel

Accident: 115018.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1390243.01504/03/2019Bunge Milling, Inc.
At 11:15 p.m. on February 28, 2019, an employee was reaching into a machine to c lear out some debris where a piping system was clogged with rice. The employee reached for the debris and was struck by the blade that was still rotating. The employee amputated his middle and ring fingertips. The employee was hospitaliz ed.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, clogged, fingertip, lockout, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1390243.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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