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Accident: 142584.015 - Employee Amputates Four Fingers When Reaching Into Running M

Accident: 142584.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 12/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1571644.01512/30/2021Seneca Foods Corporation
At 10:15 a.m. on December 28, 2021, an employee was diagnosing a vibration on a green bean cutting machine. The employee reached his hand into an opening in the machine contacting the rotating parts. The employee amputated four fingers, req uiring medical treatment without hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, catch point, caught in, contact, engineering controls, finger, food processing, hand, inexperience, lack of engineering controls, lack of work procedures, maintenance, repair, struck by, troub
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1571644.015 31 M Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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