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Accident: 202691887 - Employee Suffers Frostbite In Fingers While In Freezer

Accident: 202691887 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 07/18/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31670028508/01/20134225Super Store Industries
On July 18, 2013, Employee #1 was working as a freezer order selector in a warehouse. The temperature in the warehouse was about -10 degrees. He sustained frostbite to ring and middle fingers of both hands. The employee reported to an area hospital, where there was an attempt to save the fingers through therapy, but all four fingers were later amputated at the first knuckle.
Keywords: amputated, warehouse, finger, frostbite, freezer compartment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316700285 Hospitalized injury Freezing/Frost Bite Laborers, except construction

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