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Accident: 111094.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught In Clamp

Accident: 111094.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 11/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1361101.01511/19/2018Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc.
At 5:30 a.m. on November 8, 2018, an employee was working with two coworkers whi le troubleshooting how to get a wheel out of clamp. The employee got the clamp to open slightly and lifted the wheel out. One of the coworkers replaced a limi t switch and pulled a cord that shut off the air at a valve while the employee n oticed excess grease on the clamp and wiped it off with his right hand. The emp loyee caught his left hand's pinky fingertip between two parts of the clamp afte r his coworker had restarted the air flowing and amputated it. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, caught by, caught in, fingertip, press, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1361101.015 62 M Non Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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