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Accident: 112073.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Struck By Graphite Block

Accident: 112073.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 12/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1359448.01512/05/2018Graphite Machining, Incorporated
On December 5, 2018, an employee was restacking 58 lbs of graphite blocks from o ne pallet to another and was using one of the blocks for leverage as he slid ano ther block. The employee amputated his ring finger to the first knuckle when a coworker placed a block on his finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blocks, finger, rock, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1359448.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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