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Accident: 202519104 - Employee'S Hand Comes In Contact With Airlock Blades

Accident: 202519104 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/03/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257475907/07/20092096Frito Lay, Inc.
On May 3, 2009, Employee #1 was performing a decrumb cleaning operation at the Sun Chips Hammer mill. With the airlock running, the employee reached in to remove a piece of debris. His right hand made contact with the rotating airlock blades. Employee #1 sustained an avulsion injury and was not hospitalized.
Keywords: cleaning, degloved, blade, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312574759 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Crushing and grinding machine operators

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