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Accident: 201494812 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Meat Processing Machine

Accident: 201494812 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/08/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31291856811/10/20102015Foster Farms
At 1:30 a.m. on November 8, 2010, Employee #1, who was employed by a poultry slaughtering and processing facility, was performing his normal work duties as a machine operator of a chicken leg processor. Employee #1 was rehanging a chicken part in the machine, and his hand was pushed through the cutting section of the machine. He sustained finger amputations and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno for treatment. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, food preparation, finger, machine operator, point of operation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312918568 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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