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Accident: 170716740 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Crumbler

Accident: 170716740 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 10/10/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12577791211/13/19963556Integrated Grain & Milling
Employee # 1 was attempting to unclog crumbler #4 by sticking the handle end of the sample scoop into the roller area of the machine while it was running. The crumbler rollers pulled the sample scoop into the machine with a quick action that pulled in Employee #1's left hand as well. His third finger was amputated and his fourth finger was partially amputated. The sample scoop handle also caused extensive damage to the roll guard.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, caught by, lockout, clogged, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125777912 Hospitalized injury Amputation Compressing and compacting machine operators

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