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Accident: 112352.015 - Employee Incurs Severe Finger Laceration When Pulled Into Sh

Accident: 112352.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 12/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369612.01501/07/2019International Metal Hose Company
At 1:45 p.m. on December 26, 2018, Employee # 1 was using his free hand to guide a steel strip onto a roll as he manually rotated the roll. The finger on his off hand became pinched between the strip steel and the edge of the rolling device. The inertia of the rotating coil pulled Employee # 1's finger into a shear point, causing a severe laceration on his right hand middle finger, exposing bone and resulting in a hospitalization.
Keywords: caught in, sheared, finger, hand, laceration, steel, shear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369612.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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