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Accident: 200536092 - Employee Amputates Thumb When Caught By Meat Machine

Accident: 200536092 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/17/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31737761210/24/20133999C&S Products
On September 17, 2013, Employee #1, with C&S Products, was operating a meat machine (Number: LFL-1; fill station Number: 1), when a suet tray jammed. Employee #1 then reached under a guard to clear the jam. His left thumb was caught and smashed between a fixed stop and a horizontal air cylinder, resulting in a partial amputation. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, cylinder, thumb, jammed, caught between, meat blending mach, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317377612 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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