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Accident: 114915.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip In Vise

Accident: 114915.015 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 01/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369719.01501/07/2019Advanced Vacuum Systems, Inc.
At 9:15 a.m. on January 5, 2019, Employee #1 was attempting to cut a pipe using a metal bandsaw with a built-in hydraulic vise. While trying to hold the pipe down with his left hand, the vise closed on his fingers, resulting in a one half inch amputation of his left index finger. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: caught in, metal pipe, amputation, fingertip, bandsaw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1369719.015 27 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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