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Accident: 115629.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated Between Dropped Steel Plat

Accident: 115629.015 -- Report ID: 0830400 -- Event Date: 04/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1395288.01504/22/2019Masaba, Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on April 18, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a bulk handling equipm ent manufacturing company, was moving a 120 inch by 60 inch sheet of ? inch thic k carbon steel onto a plasma table while the table was operating. There are two conflicting reports. One is that, as the plate was transferred to the table, it was accidentally dropped by a coworker who was operating the overhead crane and it pinched Employee #1's right middle finger between the plate and the table gra ting. The second report is that the plate struck an emergency stop (E-stop) cabl e and then swung down pinching Employee #1's fingertip between the table grating and the steel plate. His right middle fingertip was amputated. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: amputated, emergency stop, fingertip, grating, metal sheet, overhead crane, partial amputation, steel plate
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1395288.015 37 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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