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Accident: 111416.015 - Employee Catches Fingers In Tire Beading Machine And Amputat

Accident: 111416.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 05/31/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1322709.01506/14/2018Ace Clearwater Enterprises
At 7:30 a.m. on May 31, 2018, an employee was operating a Tube Bending Machine, Model# 107-5D-54, Serial# 2266, which is located in the Tube Bending Department. The employee was making a 90 degree bend on a stainless steel pipe that was ap proximately 8 inches long and 1.25 inch in diameter. The employee was holding t he pipe with her left hand and her right hand operated the switch button on the movable pedestal. The employee trapped her left hand's fingers in the machine's point of operation and amputated several fingertips. The employee was transpor ted to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center here she was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, crushed, finger, tire bead
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1322709.015 44 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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