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Accident: 170196927 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Freezer Fan

Accident: 170196927 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 10/08/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11191495811/14/19902037Patterson Frozen Foods
Employee #1 entered a belt-type freezer to repair a fan. He slipped inside the freezer and when he tried to steady himself, one of his fingers became caught in the freezer fan that he was to repair. His finger was amputated. The fan was not covered nor was the unit deenergized.
Keywords: amputated, fan, repair, finger, work rules, slip, lockout, fall, freezer compartment, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111914958 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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