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Accident: 202692521 - Winery Worker Amputates Finger While Cleaning Wine Blender

Accident: 202692521 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 01/02/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31670293501/14/20142084Gallo Winery
On January 2, 2014, an employee was working as a maintenance employee at a winery. He was performing preventative maintenance on a wine blender. A spring-loaded part of the blender was opened with air pressure so that the blender could be taken apart. The air line that was attached to the part either lost its pressure or came loose. The spring-loaded part slammed shut. The employee's finger was in the opening, and the employee sustained a partial amputation of a finger.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, food preparation, agriculture, finger, compressed air, caught between, air line, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316702935 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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