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Accident: 201490968 - Employee Is Injured When Hand Caught In Machine

Accident: 201490968 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 06/20/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31082692007/24/20082015Zacky Farms, Llc.
At approximately 7:00 p.m. on June 20, 2008, an employee was clearing the mixer assembly of a meat grinder by reaching into the running machine. As he was pushing product down to the pick-up auger, his hand was struck by the mixing paddle and pinched against the wall of the grinder. The employee sustained an avulsion to the back of his left hand, and fractures to his third and fifth digits. He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California. The employee was hospitalized and treated for laceration of hand.
Keywords: degloved, machine operator, caught by, laceration, hand, meat grinder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310826920 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Crushing and grinding machine operators

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