Bakery Fined $43,800 for Amputation of Worker’s Fingers

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A bakery worker was trying to clean a piece of equipment used to cut dough when his hand made contact with a moving scraper blade, resulting in the amputation of three fingers. The bakery pleaded guilty to a guarding violation and was fined $43,800 [Natural Bakery Ltd., Govt. News Release, Dec. 11, 2014].