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Accident: 170245526 - Employee'S Toe Amputated In Ice Auger

Accident: 170245526 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 05/25/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11157069305/25/19902091Shannon Point Seafoods Inc
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on May 25, 1990, Employee #1 and two coworkers were cleaning out the ice house. Employee #1 was in front of the ice house, one coworker was in back of the ice house, and another coworker was on the dock outside the ice house. Employee #1 and one coworker were stomping ice chunks into a 12 in. ice auger that was covered by a grate made of 3/4 in. rebar with 2 in. (inside) openings, except where two of the grate sections met, leaving an opening of 3 1/2 in. During the stomping of the ice chunks, the toe of Employee #1's shoe slipped through this opening and contacted the ice auger. The little toe of his right foot was amputated. The two coworkers helped Employee #1 get his foot out of the auger. Employee #1 required hospitalization.
Keywords: amputated, cleaning, slip, grating, auger, floor opening, toe, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111570693 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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