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Accident: 202648309 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated Between Cylinder And Fixture

Accident: 202648309 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/09/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351498612/01/20113089Fischer Mold, Inc,
At approximately 10:35 a.m. on November 9, 2011, Employee #1, a machine operator, was trying to remove two cores from the gas valve by using a core removing machine, a SpeedAire, Model Number 6X396A. She removed one core and turned the part around to remove the second core. As she was trying to put the pin in to hold the core, the cylinder moved to the right, and her right middle finger got caught between the cylinder and the body of another fixture, next to the core removing machine. Her finger was amputated and she was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, cylinder, finger, molding machine, casting, machine operator, lockout, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313514986 Hospitalized injury Amputation Molding and casting machine operators

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