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Accident: 103281.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Troubleshooting Hex Machine

Accident: 103281.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 02/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1296388.01502/21/2018American Showa
At 9:45 a.m. on February 14, 2018, an employee was watching a coworker troubleshoot a Hex Machine that was in the Rod Line in the Machining Department as it was having a problem with the drill depth for a shock absorber. The employee manually tightened a hex nut that he thought was loose and the coworker cycled the hydraulic ram, creating a pinch point and caught the employee's middle finger on his right hand, amputating it. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, hydraulic ram, nip point, amputation, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1296388.015 68 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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