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Accident: 14238190 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In A Corn Grinder

Accident: 14238190 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 02/10/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11460858102/12/19930211Ts Ranch - Joint Ventures
Employee #1, a farm worker, was operating a mechanical corn grinder on the feed lot. Because the corn was not going through the machine properly, she reached into the grinder to get the corn flowing through. The grinder caught her right hand, amputating four fingers. Employee #1 required hospitalization.
Keywords: grinder, amputated, agriculture, finger, work rules, caught by, corn, lockout, clogged, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114608581 Hospitalized injury Amputation Farm workers

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