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Accident: 98593.015 - Employee Sustains Amputation To Fingertip When Caught Betwee

Accident: 98593.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1253272.01508/30/2017Grede Llc
At 11:30 p.m. on July 31, 2017, Employee #1 was adjusting a cable on the skip hoist. The employee saw that the cable had crossed over itself on the skip hoist reel and was in the process of putting the cable back in line. The machine operator raised the skip hoist, which resulted in Employee #1's right index finger being caught between the reel and the cable of the hoist, causing an amputation of the right index finger tip.
Keywords: amputated, hoistline, hoisting mechanism, caught between, hoist, lockout/tagout, finger
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1253272.015 28 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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