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Accident: 141946.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Finger On Band Saw

Accident: 141946.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 12/08/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1568723.01512/15/2021Los Hermanos Meat Market, Inc.
At 7:25 p.m. on December 8, 2021, an employee, a swing-shift supervisor in the m eat department, was rushing to cut an order of meat before the store closed. The employee was cutting the meat using a Hobart bandsaw when his hand struck the b lade of bandsaw. The blade guard was not operational due to the adjustment handl e being missing for approximately one month prior to incident. The employee was hospitalized to treat a partial amputation his right pinky finger.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, bandsaw, blade, caught by, contact, finger, fingertip, guard, malfunction, meat slicing machine, partial amputation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1568723.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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