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Accident: 97443.015 - Employee'S Finger Tip Is Amputated When Cleaning A Sinto Mol

Accident: 97443.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 07/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1249259.01507/24/2017Unicast Company
At 12:50 p.m. on July 10, 2017, an employee was operating a Sinto mold machine. The molds began to break apart. The sand from the broken molds was building up under the machine. The build-up of sand interfered with a proximity sensor. As the employee was removing the sand from around the proximity sensor to get the machine operational, the machine cycled and the employee's middle left fingertip was amputated.
Keywords: automatic machine, lockout/tagout, housekeeping, amputation, maintenance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1249259.015 60 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Management related occupations, n.e.c.

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