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Accident: 123498.015 - Employee Injures Hand, Amputates Finger In Bending Machine

Accident: 123498.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 01/20/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1458711.01501/28/2020Ambassador Steel Fabrication, Llc Dba Harris Rebar
At 3:00 a.m. on January 20, 2020, an employee was operating a double bender mach ine attempting to reset the rebar on the bender die when he caught his left hand in the point of operation as the machine cycled back to home base. The employee suffered lacerations and fractures to his hand and amputated his pinky finger, requiring hospitalization.
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Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1458711.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers

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