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Accident: 171048051 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Compactor/Bailer Accident

Accident: 171048051 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 10/21/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11509852712/20/20015411Fareway Stores, Inc.
On October 21, 2001, an employee was loading a compactor/baler with cardboard boxes and other materials. When he finished loading the machine, he was in the process of closing the sliding door to compact the material. He inadvertently left his left hand resting on the lower portion of the door frame and pulled the door down, striking his left middle finger tip which was amputated.
Keywords: loading, amputated, finger, baler, struck by, door, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115098527 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Sales support occupations, n.e.c.

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