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Accident: 170897607 - Employee'S Hand Injured In Chocolate Mold Machine

Accident: 170897607 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 10/25/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12613042603/11/19985149Very Special Chocolates
On October 15, 1997, Employee #1, age 18, of Very Special Chocolates, Inc., was operating a Awema LA196 liquor depositor. She was removing a chocolate mold from the point of operation when she suffered a puncture wound and compound fracture of her left hand. The point of operation was not guarded.
Keywords: fracture, molding machine, work rules, caught between, point of operation, hand, unguarded, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126130426 Hospitalized injury Puncture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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