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Accident: 109997.015 - Employee Amputates Fingernail When Caught By Machine Blade

Accident: 109997.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 10/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1352871.01510/12/2018Methode Electronics, Inc.
At 6:11 a.m. on October 3, 2018, an employee was straightening a piece of mylar after noticing that it was twisted at the tip and put her finger through an opening in the guard. The employee then activated the cutting blade and caught her fingernail, removing it from her finger. The employee was transported to the hospital; however, hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: amputated, fingertip, caught by, amputation, guard, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1352871.015 55 F Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Production helpers

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