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Accident Summary Nr: 144055.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Surgically Amputated After Being Caught

Accident Summary Nr: 144055.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/16/2022
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
1580328.01502/25/2022333132National Oilwell Varco

Abstract: At 12:45 a.m. on February 16, 2022, an employee was loading a piece of ram shaft onto a CNC lathe machine, Mori Seiki model # SL403B/2000 and serial # SL400FG07 42. While loading, he was using his left hand to hold the tailstock. The button was pushed to tighten the tailstock and the employee's thumb and index finger w ere caught between the piece of ram shaft and tailstock. The employee was hospit alized and underwent surgical amputation of his left index finger.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, finger, lathe, machine operator

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 1580328.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Machinists

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