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Accident: 170786149 - Employee'S Hand Is Amputated When Caught In Machine

Accident: 170786149 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31453645903/09/20119223Ca Folsom Prison
On August 9, 2010, a mechanical failure of welded parts caused the clutch of a machine to engage unexpectedly. This caused the machine to cycle, while Employee #1's fingers were in the way. Apparently, Employee #1's hand was amputated, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, clutch, caught by, hand, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314536459 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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