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Accident: 116603.015 - Employee Fractures And Amputates Fingers In Bending Machine

Accident: 116603.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 05/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403986.01505/29/2019Biljax Inc.

At 11:15 a.m. on May 23, 2019, an employee was running a tube bending machine pl acing metal bars into the machine. The employee placed her hand on the machine w hile pressing the start button while still holding the part. Her hand was pulled into the machine and caught between the die and the metal bar. This resulted in the employee breaking her left pinky and middle fingers and amputating one-thir d of her ring finger, requiring hospitalization.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1403986.015 31 F Non Hospitalized injury

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