Report: Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning at BEST HARVEST BAKERIES in Kansas City, Kansas

Employee was performing inspection and preventive maintenance on a conveyor line. His fingertip was amputated in a chain and sprocket when the line started up.

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Report: Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment at CF Industries Nitrogen, LLC in Yazoo City, Mississippi

An employee was exposed to an amputation hazard while coupling rail cars. He used his foot to align the couplers. His foot slipped and got caught between the two couplers. His toe was smashed when the cars connected.

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Report: Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment at Super Target in Coral Springs, Florida

On or about 1/4/15 at 1:50 PM, employee was slicing ham when a piece of meat slipped, allowing the employee’s hand to come into contact with the deli slicer. Employee lost tip of thumb; there was no bone loss.

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Report: Contact with objects and equipment, unspecified at Insteel Wire Products, Inc. in Dayton, Texas

Employees use a draw machine to extrude wire. The employee bypassed the guard or disabled it to remove soap build-up on the wire coming from the die. The employee amputated the middle, ring, and pinky fingers on the right hand and the first digit of the index finger. Employee was hospitalized and released. The injury […]

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Report: Compressed or pinched by shifting objects or equipment at Dal Global Services, LLC in Tampa, Florida

An employee suffered a trans-phalangeal amputation of the middle finger on the right hand. The employee was attempting to connect two baggage-transferring carts manually by pulling them into each other. The employee placed his hand on one baggage cart and pulled it to the second cart with his other hand in an effort to connect […]

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Report: Injured by slipping or swinging object held by injured worker at The Krystal Company in Orlando, Florida

An associate was using a knife to open a bag of chili and cut off her fingertip.

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Report: Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning at KELLY SERVICES, INC. in Monroe, Wisconsin

Employee amputated tip of finger when his finger got caught in the chain of a stationary exercise bicycle that he was servicing. There was no bone loss and the employee was not hospitalized.

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Report: Contact with objects and equipment, unspecified at House of Raeford Farms in Arcadia, Louisiana

An employee suffered a right index finger amputation. The employee’s finger was injured by a thigh deboning machine. The finger was still attached at the time of the incident and was later amputated at the hospital.

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Report: Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment at Clarion Boards, Inc. in Shippenville, Pennsylvania

Employee suffered the amputation of three fingers while working on the south in-bed fuel airlock in the energy building. He was using a hammer to hit the outside of the chute to loosen built up saw dust. The chute leads to an airlock, which feeds the blow line to the boiler. He removed the panel […]

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Report: Struck against moving part of machinery or equipment at BROCHSTEINS, INC. in Dallas, Texas

An employee who was using a cordless circular saw to install wood panels around an elevator lobby received a partial amputation of his left index finger when the tip of his finger became caught in the saw.

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