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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201700515 - Employee Suffers Thumb Amputation

Accident: 201700515 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/20/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30259443707/22/19992037Heinz Frozen Food Co
On July 20, 1999, Employee #1 was operating a potato packaging machine and amputated her right thumb. Evidence indicates Employee #1 reached under a conveyor and contacted an unguarded belt-driven roller. Employee #1's thumb was partially amputated when caught between the roller and drive belt. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, belt conveyor, thumb, roller--mach/part, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302594437 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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