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Accident: 95129.015 - Employee Sustains Partial Amputation Of Right Thumb.

Accident: 95129.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 03/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1219852.01503/22/2017J & J Snack Foods Corporation
At 2:00 a.m. on March 20, 2017, an employee was working for a commercial bakery. He was performing maintenance on a conveyor. The thumb of the employees right hand was caught between the conveyors drive chain and a sprocket. The employee sustained a transphalangeal amputation of his right thumb. This was a partial amputation. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, conveyor, lockout/tagout, amputation, maintenance, gear, chain, sprocket, thumb, caught between, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1219852.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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