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Accident: 142861.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Lathe While Polishing Running S

Accident: 142861.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 01/18/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1573262.01501/19/2022Weldfit Corporation

At 10:01 a.m. on January 18, 2022, an employee was in the process of polishing t he running shaft on a manual lathe. The employee's right middle finger was caugh t in or between the running shaft of the manual lathe which resulted in amputati on and medical treatment without hospitalization.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1573262.015 73 M Non Hospitalized injury Lathe and turning machine operators

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