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Accident: 201051778 - Employee%92s Fingertip Was Amputated When Finger Was Caught

Accident: 201051778 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 09/08/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12617543910/15/19982011Clougherty Packing Llc Dba / Farmer John
On September 8, 1998, Employee #1 was cleaning a jam in the restrainer belt without turning the power off. He took off the belt cover and tried to reverse the belt by hand. His right index finger was caught in the belt and he sustained partial amputation on the tip of his finger. Employee #1 was taken to the Western Hand Center in Downey, California, where he was treated.
Keywords: amputated, cover, food preparation, belt, finger, cleaning, caught by, lockout, restraining device
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126175439 Fatality Amputation Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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