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Accident: 116599.015 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Middle Finger When Using Shear

Accident: 116599.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 05/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403980.01505/29/2019H.W. Nicholson Welding & Manufacturing, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on May 28, 2019, an employee was cutting metal with a HTF 500-10A M etal Shear when he placed his hand near the point of operation. He pinched his l eft middle finger in the hydraulic holding cylinder. He amputated the fingertip and required hospitalization.
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Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1403980.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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