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Accident: 959007 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Roller Of Strip Bender

Accident: 959007 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/28/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979652211/12/19973312Regional Steel Corporation
At 10:00 a.m. on June 28, 1997, Employee #1, a machine operator for a fabricator of reinforcing steel, attempted to feed a 1/2 in. diameter #4 rebar into an auto strip bender. His glove became caught in the main drive in-running nip point of the 2 to 6 in. diameter rolls, and the little finger of his right hand was amputated. The guard was not in place.
Keywords: clothing, amputated, finger, glove, work rules, caught by, roller--mach/part, bending machine, nip point, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119796522 Hospitalized injury Amputation Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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