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Accident: 170617492 - Employee'S Finger Crushed In Baler Door

Accident: 170617492 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/03/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12577649212/03/19960724Valley Ginning Llc
Employee #1, the head press man, was using his hands to clean cotton off the baler door while the baler was operating. He stuck his left finger inside the hinge on the door, which moved up and down during the baling, to remove some cotton. At that moment, the baler cycled, smashing and amputating the tip of Employee #1's finger.
Keywords: amputated, agriculture, finger, work rules, cleaning, lockout, crushed, baler, cotton
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125776492 Hospitalized injury Amputation Packaging and filling machine operators

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