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Accident: 103457.015 - Employee Catches Finger Between A Mold'S Edge And Amputates

Accident: 103457.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 02/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1298163.01502/28/2018Ipl Usa Inc.
At 9:45 a.m. on February 21, 2018, an employee was performing maintenance on Press #5 and had properly locked/tagged it out. The employee used a pry bar to assist with removing a component from the press when the bar slipped and caught his left hand's pinky between the pry bar and the edge of the mold that he had been working with. The employee partially amputated his pinky and was hospitalized.
Keywords: pry bar, finger, mold, amputation, caught by, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1298163.015 42 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Molding and casting machine operators

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