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Accident: 202686630 - Employee Amputates Finger In Milling Machine

Accident: 202686630 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31621139004/12/20133271Angelus Block Co.,Inc.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on April 09, 2013, Employee #1 was working on a milling machine (Bridgeport Machines, 8-Speed, Serial Number J12311) to make a lip on the edge of a piece of steel. As the employee brushed away the metal chips to see the mark line his right gloved hand and index finger got caught in the rotating milling tool. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for an amputated index finger and was later released.
Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, steel, finger, glove, machine operator, caught by, milling machine, point of operation, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316211390 Hospitalized injury Amputation Supervisors, production occupations

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