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Accident: 115561.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Fingertips While Clearing Auger

Accident: 115561.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 04/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394699.01504/16/2019Pilgrim'S Pride Corporation Of Delawre, Inc.
At 7:50 p.m. on April 8, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that produced broilers (chickens) and other chicken products. He was unloading the contents of a feed trailer into a feed bin. The auger feed became jammed or clogged. The em ployee removed the auger feed's access cover and tried to remove clogged feed wi th his left hand, as the auger was still running. The employee's fingertips made contact with the auger blades. The employee suffered the partial amputation of two fingertips on his left hand. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: auger, blade, caught by, clogged, fingertip, food processing, jammed, lockout, partial amputation, rotating parts, training
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1394699.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Truck drivers, heavy

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