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Accident: 97880.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Partially Amputated When Operating T

Accident: 97880.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 06/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1238231.01506/05/2017Firestone Complete Auto Care
On June 5, 2017, an employee was using a tire changing machine to work on a low profile BMW sport tire. As he used the machine to remove the tire from its rim, his right index finger got struck between the hydraulic hammer and line bar. He sustained a partial amputation of the finger.
Keywords: amputation, caught between, finger, struck by, tire rim
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1238231.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Automobile mechanic apprentices

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