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Accident: 110133.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated In Rim Clamp Machine

Accident: 110133.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 10/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1353809.01510/16/2018Les Schwab Tire Centers Of Colorado, Inc.
At 4:45 p.m. on October 6, 2018, an employee was working for a retail automotive tire dealer. He was servicing a tire on a tire machine. He was separating a tir e from the wheel on which the tire was mounted. To break the bead, he brought a pneumatically-powered arm down onto the tire bead while he had his hand on the t ire. A pinch point was created between the wheel, or rim, and the arm of the mac hine. His finger became caught in that pinch point. He sustained the amputation of the fingertip of the middle finger on his right hand. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, automotive repair, equipment operator, finger, nip point, tire, tire bead
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1353809.015 25 M Hospitalized injury

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