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Accident: 112933.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Clearing Jam In Equipment

Accident: 112933.015 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 01/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1373713.01501/24/2019North American Lighting, Inc.
At 7:30 a.m. on January 16, 2019, Employee #1 was accessing the equipment to clear a jam. Upon clearing the jam, the cylinder completed the cycle and the technician's finger was caught between the transfer magazine and the guide, which amputated the top of his right ring finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, hand, jammed, amputation, machine guarding, lockout/tagout, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1373713.015 37 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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