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Accident: 112587.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught Between Two Closing

Accident: 112587.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1371287.01501/14/2019Montezuma Manufacturing
At 9:30 p.m. on December 3, 2018, an employee was using an overhead bridge crane to split a die to change a date stamp located on the base of it. The employee was pulling the die together when it would did not rest on the blocks properly and he leaned over, placing his left hand on the side of the upper die to stabilize himself. The employee pinched his index finger when the die slid together and amputated his fingertip. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: amputated, caught by, die, amputation, mold, crane, fingertip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1371287.015 23 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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