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Accident: 201084902 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Delinter

Accident: 201084902 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/14/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12032140101/13/20040724Kerman Co-Op Gin & Warehouse Inc
On November 14, 2003, an employee, an assistant ginner was cleaning delinter in the cotton gin with the machine in operation. He tried to remove a ball of cotton from the delinter with his hand instead of using an extension tool. This resulted in a finger tip amputation on his right hand. He was taken to UMC Fresno where he was treated and released.
Keywords: amputated, finger, cleaning, lockout, cotton gin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120321401 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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