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Accident: 143705.015 - Employee Crushes Finger In Machine Die Causing Amputation

Accident: 143705.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 01/15/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1575168.01501/28/2022April Steel Processing Inc

On January 15, 2022, an employee was assisting a coworker with a die change. The employee attempted to remove a block stop as the die was descending causing the die to crush his finger. The employee amputated his finger, requiring hospitali zation.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, blocks, caught between, crushed, die, die guard, finger, installing, lack of work procedures, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine operator, pinched

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1575168.015 35 M Hospitalized injury

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