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Accident: 201482817 - Employee Injured When Fingers Caught By Rollers

Accident: 201482817 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 10/24/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584170004/20/20000179Gold Hills Nut Co., Inc.
On November 24, 1998, Employee #1, an almond flour machine operator at this nut-processing company, received an amputation injury. Employee #1's index finger and thumb on his right hand were caught in the in-running nip point created between the crushing rollers, two five-inch diameter by 12-inch long metal rollers with teeth, during cleaning with an air hose. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, finger, caught by, thumb, roller--mach/part, air hose, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125841700 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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