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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170872527 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Hay Baler

Accident: 170872527 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 09/21/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12008592301/19/20000131Newhall Land & Farming Co
Employee #1 was using a New Holland 515 baler to bundle alfalfa in a field when some debris became caught in the chute. He was reaching into the chute to clean it out when his left hand became caught by the sprocket, amputating the tip of his left index finger. Employee #1 had not turned off the baler before reaching into the chute.
Keywords: amputated, agriculture, finger, work rules, cleaning, farm machinery, caught by, baler, sprocket
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120085923 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Farm workers

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