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Accident: 111768.015 - Employee Sustains Amputation While Operating Hydraulic Brake

Accident: 111768.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 11/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365741.01512/12/2018Dean Steel Buildings, Inc.
At 11:32 a.m. on November 23, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that manufactured prefabricated metal buildings and components. He was operating a hydraulic brake. The brake had a jaw. As the jaw closed, it pinched the ring finger and little finger on one of his hands. He sustained the amputation of the tip of his ring finger and of his entire little finger. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, equipment operator, hand, hydraulic press, amputation, machine guarding, finger, caught between, bending machine, brake
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1365741.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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