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Accident: 118710.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip In Conveyor Belt Gear

Accident: 118710.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 04/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392342.01504/11/2019Kayem Foods, Inc.
At 7:30 a.m. on April 10, 2019, a temporary employee was watching product dump f rom cooking onto a conveyor belt when she thought a package was stuck. The emplo yee reached into the machine to free the package and her finger got caught by th e conveyor gear. The employee suffered a fingertip amputation. The employee was treated but not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputation, blind reaching, caught in, conveyor belt, cooker, fingertip, gear, jammed, temporary worker
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392342.015 59 F Non Hospitalized injury Food batchmakers

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