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Accident: 202488383 - Employee Amputates Finger Tip In Chipper

Accident: 202488383 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/09/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31186786502/18/20099223Ca Dept Of Corrections & Rehab Folsom Prison
Employee #1, an inmate at Folsom prison, climbed into a chipper and reached into the moving blade. His finger tip was amputated, and he was hospitalized for treatment. Further investigation revealed that the employee violated safety training rules by not waiting for the machine to stop.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, finger, work rules, lockout, chipper, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311867865 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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