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Accident: 200536514 - Employee Amputates Pad On Finger When Door Lid Closes

Accident: 200536514 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/05/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31763504303/11/20142066Bissinger'S Chocolate
On February 5, 2014, Employee #1 was carrying the lid to meltier #5. The employee had his left hand underneath the lid and along the hinged section of an access door. When Employee #1 went to place the lid onto the top of the meltier, the door came down, pinching the pad of the employee's left ring finger. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where the pad of his left ring finger was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, cover, finger, nip point, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317635043 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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