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Accident: 96419.015 - Employee Crushes Finger In A Clamp

Accident: 96419.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1231664.01505/04/2017Native Oak
At 10:30 a.m. on April 4, 2017, an employee was boring a hole in a cabinet piece with a horizontal boring machine. The employee placed the cabinet piece into t he machine, stepped on the foot pedal to lower the clamp, accidentally place his left fifth finger in the clamp area, clamped his finger, and pulled out his fin ger as a reaction which caused the avulsion of the tip of left fifth finger.
Keywords: boring machine, caught in, finger, machine guarding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1231664.015 22 M Non Hospitalized injury

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