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Accident: 171057805 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Cheater Bar Kicks Back

Accident: 171057805 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 07/02/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12680511807/06/19992041Cereal Food Processors Inc
Employee #1 was clearing flour clogs from a roll milling machine when the cheater bar he was holding in his left hand contacted the end of the roller. The bar kicked back, causing Employee #1's hand to strike the machine's metal structure and injuring it. He sustained lacerations to his fingers, for which he was treated and released.
Keywords: kick back, roller--const equip, struck against, caught by, milling machine, clogged, laceration, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126805118 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Crushing and grinding machine operators

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