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Accident: 114999.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Removing Tire From Rim

Accident: 114999.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 04/03/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On April 4, 2019, an employee was removing a tire from a rim using a robo arm. The robo arm applied pressure to the tire to break its bead and caught the emplo yee's gloved right hand, amputating his middle finger. The employee was hospita lized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, finger, glove, robot, tire, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1390123.015 50 M Non Hospitalized injury Automobile mechanic apprentices

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