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Accident: 170867089 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Waste Conveyor End Feed

Accident: 170867089 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 09/16/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567467109/25/19980723Pacific Coast Producers
Employee #1, a fruit sorter for a company that cans fruit, was reaching overhead into a waste conveyor end feed to clear some jammed pears. His hand became caught in an unknown pinch point, amputating the tip of his right ring finger.
Keywords: amputated, agriculture, finger, jammed, caught between, conveyor, fruit packing, nip point, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125674671 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Graders and sorters, agricultural products

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