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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1397480.015 - Sabre Industries

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa


Inspection Nr: 1397480.015
Report ID: 0751910
Date Opened: 04/30/2019

Site Address:
Sabre Industries
7101 Southbridge Drive
Sioux City, IA 51111

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 658, Sioux City, IA 51111

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 332312/Fabricated Structural Metal Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/30/2019

Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:Amputate

Case Closed: 09/26/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1449049 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 115868.015
Event: 04/23/2019
Employee Amputates Finger While Using Hydraulic Cylinder

At 4:30 a.m. on April 23, 2019, an employee was working for a firm the manufactu red fabricated structural metal. He was working as a welder or a cutter. He was using a hydraulic cylinder to push the edge of a metal utility pole so that the edge would be even. He had placed his finger on top of the hydraulic cylinder pr ior to starting it. The index finger on his left hand became caught in a pinch p oint, and it was crushed and amputated. He was hospitalized.

Keywords:amputated, amputation, caught between, caught in, crushed, finger, hydraulic cylinder, metal pole, nip point

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1397480.015 Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters
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