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Accident: 170234058 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Apple Sorter

Accident: 170234058 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 05/14/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11147464905/14/19910175Borton & Sons Inc
At approximately 8:55 a.m. on May 14, 1991, Employee #1, an apple sorter, was trying to free her sweater which had become gotten caught on an unused keyway of a protruding rotating shaft. Her right hand was drawn into the machine and two of her fingers were amputated.
Keywords: clothing, amputated, rotating shaft, agriculture, finger, work rules, caught by, lockout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111474649 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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