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Accident: 25395.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Caught In Machinery And Fingers Are Amput

Accident: 25395.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 04/10/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
416562.01505/01/2012Jerry'S Parts & Metals
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on April 10, 2012, Employee #1 was operating a shear machine (Enterprise Company Shear, Model Number 216.L.H., Serial Number E3678) at a scrap metal facility. The shear machine was foot pedal operated. Using her right hand, she feed the machine with scrap metal. Her left hand was near the point of operation, when the machine severed three of her fingers. The point of operation had never been guarded. Employee had worked on this machine on numerous occasions. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where she underwent medical procedures for her amputation and was hospitalized.
Keywords: point of operation, unguarded, caught by, finger, amputated, shearing machine, scrap metal
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 416562.015 1 F Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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