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Accident: 170374904 - Employee'S Finger Amputated As Coworker Activates Clamp

Accident: 170374904 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 09/09/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11181169101/20/19941751New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc
Employee #1, of New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc., had just inserted a part into a clamping mechanism when another employee activated the clamp using the two palm button controls. Employee #1's glove became entangled in the clamp, which then severed part of his right ring finger. No accident-related violations were noted.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, work rules, construction, two-hand control, entangled, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111811691 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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