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Accident: 114980.015 - Employee Sustains Fingertip Amputations While Aligning Press

Accident: 114980.015 -- Report ID: 0336000 -- Event Date: 03/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1389974.01504/02/2019Whirley Industries, Inc.
At 7:00 p.m. on March 21, 2019, an employee was realigning robot arm and ring on Press #30. The employee's hand was in the machinery when the ejector plate/ring retracted into the press which caught the employee's left hand between the mold and the ring. The employee suffered fingertip amputations to the index and mid dle fingers on his left-hand. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, caught in, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1389974.015 25 M Non Hospitalized injury Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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