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Accident: 115428.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Partially Amputated In Kneader Machin

Accident: 115428.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 04/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1393609.01504/16/2019Klockner Pentaplast Of America, Inc.
At 3:15 p.m. on April 10, 2019, an employee was working on a machine used for kn eading and heating up plastic powder. While attempting to prevent a product spil lage and stuffing a bag into the floor hopper, the employee's hand was caught in kneader screw opening. The employee sustained a partial amputation of the middl e and ring fingers. The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: caught in, finger, hand, hopper, partial amputation, powder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393609.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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