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Accident: 202554648 - Food Packager Loses Fingertip In Machinery Accident

Accident: 202554648 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/25/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552763003/02/20127361Baron Hr
At 2:20 p.m. on February 25, 2012, Employee #1, a 39-yr-old food processor, was finishing his assignment on the production line at a labeling machine when he reached into another machine to extract some food residue that was stuck in the mechanism. He came into contact with a sharp edge and suffered an avulsion on his lacerated left middle finger. Later in the day he was taken to the emergency room, where the wound was cleaned; he was provided antibiotics and some pain medication and released the same day.
Keywords: amputated, finger, degloved, caught by, food packaging mach, laceration, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315527630 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Hand packers and packagers

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