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Accident: 113620.015 - Employee Sustains Fingertip Amputation While Operating Lathe

Accident: 113620.015 -- Report ID: 0627500 -- Event Date: 02/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378655.01502/14/2019Kyoei Steel Group
At 2:30 p.m. on February 13, 2019, an employee was working for a mini-mill that produced steel using ferrous scrap as a primary raw material. He was operating a lathe. He was using the lathe to fabricate a pulley. His fingertip became caugh t between a cutting tool and the material he was turning into a pulley. He suffe red the amputation of his fingertip. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, cutting, finger, fingertip, lathe, machine guarding, machine operator, machinist, metal shop, pulley, rotating parts, steel
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1378655.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Machinists

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