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Accident: 200231702 - Employee Amputates Hand In Auger

Accident: 200231702 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 07/28/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30834053808/03/20055199Seeds, Inc.
On July 28, 2005, Employee #1 was removing debris from a chute of an auger. The auger was operating, while he cleaned out the chute. As he attempted to remove the debris, his hand contacted the rotating parts of the auger, amputating it. He was transferred to a medical center, where he was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, guardrail, auger, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308340538 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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