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Accident: 170883664 - Employee Partially Amputates Thumb While Jumping Off Machine

Accident: 170883664 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/19/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11987326308/10/19952861Premier Dying Finish
Employee #1, of Premier Dyeing, was feeding fabric through the upper rollers of a Set Making machine that he had not been trained to operate. He climbed up on the equipment and jumped down. As he was descending he caught his left thumb in the machine. He amputated the distal end of his thumb and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, caught by, thumb, descending, roller--mach/part, inexperience, dye machine, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119873263 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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