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Accident: 201053600 - Employee Suffers Partial Finger Amputation

Accident: 201053600 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 01/17/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12607649602/16/20003444Precision Specialty Metals
Employee #1 who was wearing rubber gloves while using a round metal pry bar to align the metal sheet as they were passing through in-running brush rollers. Unexpectedly, Employee #1's left fourth finger was caught into a nip point of the in-running roller and was pulled into the machine. Employee #1 suffered an amputation of the left fourth finger at the stump. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, roller--mach/part, nip point, pry bar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126076496 Hospitalized injury Amputation Rolling machine operators

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