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Accident: 202081782 - Employee'S Hand Burned In Shrink Wrap Machine

Accident: 202081782 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 12/04/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31688002012/05/20122051Carolina Foods, Inc.
An incident occurred where Employee #1 was attempting to place a piece of tape across a nylon plate on a shrink wrap machine, when the heated bar above the nylon plate came down and trapped Employee #1 right hand under it. Employee #1's hand was held by the bar for approximately five minutes until maintenance arrived and released the air pressure. Employee #1 received burns to the index, middle, and ring fingers required debridement and skin graphs at a local hospital.
Keywords: burn, finger, health care facility, skin, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316880020 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Hand packers and packagers

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