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Accident: 314828849 - Employee'S Left Pinky Finger Amputated In Mvt Chamber

Accident: 314828849 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 03/15/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31482884903/23/20123721Sierracin/Sylmar Corp.Dba Ppg Aerospace
On March 15, 2012 an employee worked for Sirracin/Sylmar Corp. DBA PPG for almost 7 years performing duties of a coating chamber operator was performing his daily duties, replacing old target for MVT Chamber. The employee changing a worn target from MVT coating chamber. At the time of accident the injured employee was handling a magnetized target, which got to close to another target that was in the vicinity of the table which caused the two targets to come together. The force of the two targets coming together caused crashing injuries to the employee's hand. The injured employee was transported to Health Line occupational clinic to a hand specialist and underwent hand surgery.
Keywords: eye, magnet, amputated, finger, coating operation, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314828849 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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