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Report: Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning at HEB LP Kyle No. 00014 in Kyle, Texas
An employee was cleaning a tortilla machine when the employee’s right hand was caught in the gears/chain, causing a muscle injury that required surgery.
|Nature||1999||Traumatic injuries and disorders, n.e.c.|
|Part of Body||440||Hand(s), unspecified|
|Source||3719||Food and beverage processing machinery-specialized, n.e.c.|
|Event||6411||Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning|
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