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Accident: 100020.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers While Adjusting A Cnc/Lathe

Accident: 100020.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 10/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1271918.01510/18/2017Southeastern Extrusion & Tool, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on October 12, 2017, an employee was operating a CNC/lathe and adjusting material and tightening the chuck with a wrench. The employee reached over to turn on the jog mode but the CNC/lathe speed was still set at 150 rpm. The wrench, which was on the chuck, hit the employee's hand. The employee sustained a partial amputation of the thumb, the second, and third finger of the left hand.
Keywords: process safety, wrench, lathe, computer operated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1271918.015 44 M Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Lathe and turning machine operators

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