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Accident: 201954195 - Employee Amputates Hand In Slitting Machine

Accident: 201954195 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 05/19/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30878844705/19/20053316The Worthington Steel Company
On May 19, 2005, Employee #1 was doing setup on a machine, changing a mandrel on a 72-in. slitter. He was using a pendant control, when the take-up reel rotated, pinching his wrist between a rail and a stationary bar. He was hospitalized. Later, his hand was amputated above the wrist.
Keywords: amputated, hand control, caught by, nip point, slitter, hand, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308788447 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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