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Accident: 93541.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Performing Die Change In Die

Accident: 93541.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 02/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1214011.01503/01/2017Thk Manufacturing Of America, Inc.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on February 17, 2017, an employee was changing a die for a different part to be manufactured. One part of the die was slide in and h ad a collar on it as the other part of the die was suspended above the collar by a crane. The employee was using his left finger to check to make sure the colla r was even all the way around. The employees right hand activated the controls for the crane by accident and lowers the other part of the die onto the left in dex finger causing a partial amputation. The employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, crane hook, die casting machine, finger, material handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1214011.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury

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