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Accident: 98487.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers While Building Tires

Accident: 98487.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 05/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1236386.01505/30/2017Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia Llc
At 7:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017, an employee was building tires. The employee was straightening a piece of folded rubber. The employees hand was caught between the drum and the bladder of the tail stock resulting in amputation of the small finger and partial amputation of the ring and index fingers.
Keywords: tire, bladder, building, amputation, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1236386.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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