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Accident: 170853741 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Trimming Knife

Accident: 170853741 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/23/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12024282108/25/19993089Nursery Supplies Inc
Employee #1 was reaching into a moving conveyor to clear a stuck flower pot when his hand became caught. It was pulled into a knife that trimmed the plastic pots, amputating his thumb and index finger.
Keywords: amputated, finger, stuck, work rules, belt conveyor, caught by, thumb, conveyor, conveyor belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120242821 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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