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Accident: 200533883 - Employee Gets Amputation Of Middle Finger

Accident: 200533883 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 11/15/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31506289311/09/20102013Farmland Foods, Inc.
At approximately 9:30 am, on November 15, 2010 when Employee #1 arrived at the North Polyclip machine, he noticed it was stopped. Employee #1 checked the screen for electrical problems and found none. Employee #1 decided to troubleshoot the machine and did not lock out. Employee #1 reached up under the guard to check the spread cylinder. The spread cylinder activated catching Employee #1's right middle finger and amputating it up to the first knuckle.
Keywords: amputated, cylinder, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315062893 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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