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Accident: 113624.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Underslung Crane

Accident: 113624.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 02/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378686.01502/19/2019Manchester Packaging Company
At 12:15 a.m. on February 15, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that manufactured plastic bags and pouches. He was using a CM Lodestar 450-kilogram (0.5-ton) underslung crane to lift a cylinder and place it in a printing press. He placed the index finger on his left hand on the pivot as the load was being lifted. His finger got caught in between the pivot and the housing unit. He suffered the amputation of the index finger (the first digit). He was hospitalized.
Keywords: printing press, cylinder, maintenance, amputation, finger, crane, caught in, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1378686.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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