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Accident: 128733.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated While Clearing Debris Off Las

Accident: 128733.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/11/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1488596.01508/18/2020Mountain States Packaging, Llc
At 7:15 p.m. on August 11, 2020, an employee was clearing debris off a laser sen sor of a baler. The employee's index finger broke the plane of the laser sensor, which caused the baler compactor to engage. The employee sustained an amputatio n to the left index finger and was admitted and treated at the hospital.
Keywords: amputation, baler, cleaning, finger, laser
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1488596.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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