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Accident: 980961 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated When Caught In Tubing Machine

Accident: 980961 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/25/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11497882803/26/19923586Tokheim Corporation
At approximately 2:00 a.m. on March 25, 1992, Employee #1 began a second bend in a 7 inch piece of conduit in a Pines bender, serial #11035-8121. Her left hand was in the point of operation when the machine cycled, amputating her ring and middle fingers after the first knuckle. Employee #1 was hospitalized for several days.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, caught by, bending machine, point of operation, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114978828 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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