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Accident: 103860.015 - Employee Strikes Left Ring Finger With Hammer And Sustains F

Accident: 103860.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 10/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1300691.01503/13/2018Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on October 12, 2017, an employee was loosening and removing a forge d billet in a die with a hammer and chisel. The employee placed the chisel in th e part to be loosened from the die and inadvertently struck the left ring finger with the metal hammer instead of the chisel. The finger was caught between the hammer and the die. The finger was fractured and required surgery.
Keywords: caught between, die, finger, fracture, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1300691.015 27 M Non Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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