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Accident: 201084910 - Employee'S Finger Is Partially Amputated

Accident: 201084910 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/24/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12032143502/13/20042429Pps Packing Co Inc
On November 24, 2003, Employee #1, a laborer for a packing company, was cleaning off dust that had built around the cooler pad machine. Employee #1 was instructed to use an air hose, but the air hose could not reach all of the dust and debris, so Employee #1 used his right hand to clean out the remaining debris and his right index finger was partially amputated by the moving parts of the machine. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, dust, finger, cleaning, machine operator, air hose
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120321435 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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