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Accident: 202523114 - Machine Operator Amputates Finger In Pinch Point

Accident: 202523114 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/06/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669647511/15/20122022Saputo Cheese Usa, Inc.
At approximately 10:40 a.m. on November 6, 2012 Employee #1, a 50-year-old male Machine Operator with Saputo Cheese USA Inc., was holding a valve in his hand when a coworker disconnected the pneumatic hose, which caused the valve to close and pinch Employee #1's right index finger. Employee #1 suffered a non hospitalized amputation injury from the event.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, machine operator, hose, lockout, laceration, disconnecting means, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316696475 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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