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Accident: 115583.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Grater Machine

Accident: 115583.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/17/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394817.01504/22/2019Ifs Industries, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on April 17, 2019, Employee #1 was cleaning the inside of a grater machine using an air hose for an adhesive manufacturing company. The employee's right hand was close to the air nozzle tip when his right index finger got caugh t in the opening of the expanded metal chute that rotates. The employee's right index finger was amputated. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: air hose, amputated, amputation, caught in, cleaning, finger, metal grading
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1394817.015 34 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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