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Accident: 112587.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught Between Two Closing

Accident: 112587.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1371287.01501/14/2019Montezuma Manufacturing

At 9:30 p.m. on December 3, 2018, an employee was using an overhead bridge crane to split a die to change a date stamp located on the base of it. The employee was pulling the die together when it would did not rest on the blocks properly a nd he leaned over, placing his left hand on the side of the upper die to stabili ze himself. The employee pinched his index finger when the die slid together an d amputated his fingertip. Hospitalization was not required.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, crane, die, fingertip, mold

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1371287.015 23 M Non Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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