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Accident: 108466.015 - Employee Sustains Partial Finger Amputation From Unguarded G

Accident: 108466.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 08/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1340523.01508/21/2018Nu-Way Industries, Inc.
At 1:45 p.m. on August 10, 2018, Employee #1 was operating the Disc Master grinding machine. The point of operation was unguarded and only a stiff bristle brush was in place, which did not prevent contact. As the employee fed parts into the machine, a part became stuck and kicked back at the employee, causing an amputation of the left middle finger from the top knuckle. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: point of operation, kick back, grinding machine, finger, unguarded, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1340523.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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