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Accident: 201637311 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Machine

Accident: 201637311 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 10/19/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31117500411/05/20072051Portland Specialty Baking Llc
On October 19, 2007, Employee #1 was cleaning the pretzel dough divider, while it was running. When she was cleaning the rollers, a towel that she was using was entangled and began to be wrapped around the rollers. Employee #1 did not let it go and put her hand into the point of operation. Employee #1's hand was pulled into the rollers, causing the skin to be pulled off of the bone of her fingers on the left hand. Employee #1's four fingers on her left hand were amputated at the knuckle level. She was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, food preparation, finger, cleaning, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, point of operation, skin, entangled
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311175004 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Bakers

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