An ice cream plant worker reportedly lost fingers to frostbite while handling ice cream. This loss occurred immediately after freezing. He alleges that the gloves he used, which were issued by his employer, were “woefully inadequate.”
Raheem Muhammed was reportedly assigned to handle ice cream after freezing on April 16, 2016 at Mister Cookie Face in Lakewood, N.J. However, Muhammed alleges that his employers neglected their employees’ safety by giving them gloves that inadequately protected their fingers.
Previously, employees of Blue Bell reportedly contemplated action for frostbite experienced while working in freezers. However, their employees reportedly mitigate these dangers by wearing three layers of hand protection and taking frequent pauses to warm themselves.
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