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Accident: 170354013 - Employee Loses Fingers When Hand Caught In Machinery

Accident: 170354013 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 01/05/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12018467601/14/19941711Ist Mechanical Corp.
Employee #1 caught his hand between a heat exchanger tube bundle and a flange as he was instructing a coworker in the hazards of a pinch point. He lost three fingers from his right hand. He was out of sight of another employee pulling a tube bundle during turnaround in an oil refinery.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, construction, caught between, heat exchanger, refinery, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120184676 Hospitalized injury Amputation Boilermakers

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