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Accident: 115312.015 - Employee Suffers Partial Finger Amputation On Batter Machine

Accident: 115312.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392955.01504/09/2019Equity Group - Georgia Division, Llc
At 8:45 p.m. on March 27, 2019, an employee was working for a poultry processor. He was clearing a blockage inside metal piping of a Nothum Batter Pro model Mod Pro PD 450 batter mixing machine. Pieces of chicken had accumulated inside the metal piping. As the employee reached inside the piping, the rotors inside the p iping actuated. The middle finger on the employee's left hand middle finger came into contact with the rotors. The employee suffered a partial amputation to tha t finger. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, caught by, finger, food processing, jammed, lockout, machine guarding, machine operator, partial amputation, rotating parts
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392955.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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