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Accident: 98657.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Pump

Accident: 98657.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 08/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260272.01508/31/2017Corning Olive Oil
At 6:30 a.m. on August 4, 2017, Employee #1 was operating a pump. The pump becam e clogged and the employee tried to unclog it. As he disconnected the feed hose from the pump, the employee stuck his right index finger into the pump to try to dislodge whatever was causing the backup. Employee #1's finger became caught in the pump and was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, clogged, finger, hose, lockout/tagout, pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1260272.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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