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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170866339 - Employee'S Fingertips Amputated In Baler Door

Accident: 170866339 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 11/05/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12583442411/13/19984214Somers Building Maintenance Inc.
At approximately 5:15 p.m. on November 5, 1998, Employee #1 and a coworker were baling cardboard. He was adjusting the tie wires on a bale when the baler operator inadvertently activated the control. Employee #1's left hand became caught in the door-closing mechanism, amputating the tips of his index, middle, and ring fingers.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, work rules, caught between, crushed, baler, communication
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125834424 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Stock handlers and baggers

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