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Accident: 128194.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Wood Pellet Mill

Accident: 128194.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 07/22/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1486093.01507/28/2020Buckeye Diamond Logistics, Inc. Dba Easy Heat Wood Pellets Of Pa, Inc.
At 10:15 a.m. on July 22, 2020, an employee was cleaning oats out of the pellet die/mill. The employee jogged the machine to rotate the pellet mill roll to remo ve the debris. The employee placed his hand in the machine to clean out the debr is before it was idle. The employee's hand was caught between the die and roll. The employee sustained a left hand compression injury and an amputation to the l eft index and middle finger. The employee was admitted and treated at the hospit al.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, cleaning, die, finger, hand, milling machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1486093.015 24 M Hospitalized injury

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