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Accident: 202452280 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Threading Machine

Accident: 202452280 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 12/30/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30716745201/26/20063965Power Fasteners
At around 8:30 a.m. on December 30, 2005, Employee #1 was greasing the gear assembly of PT102 Landis Threading Machine, using a cardboard as an extension tool, while the machine was running. When the cardboard was caught between the mating gears, Employee #1's glove, that he was wearing, and his index finger were pulled into the running gears of the assembly. Employee #1's right index finger was amputated. He was transported to Community Hospital in Huntington Park, California, and later he was moved to Harbor UCLA in Torrance California, where had a surgery.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, glove, caught between, gear, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307167452 Hospitalized injury Amputation Lathe and turning machine operators

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