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Accident: 114698.015 - Employee'S Right Ring Finger Is Amputated In Tube Bender

Accident: 114698.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 03/20/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1387232.01503/22/2019Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on March 20, 2019, Employee # 1 was inserting a piece of pipe in the horn pipe or tube bender machine. His foot was on the foot pedal when inserting the pipe and actuated the pipe bender.The pipe clamp actuated and amputated the employee's right index finger. The entry states he was not hospitalized, but it is likely that he was.
Keywords: pipe, foot, horn, amputation, hand, finger, amputated, foot pedal, bending machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1387232.015 25 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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