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Accident: 98696.015 - Employee Amputates Middle Fingertip In A Pilot Hole Machine

Accident: 98696.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 08/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1260668.01509/01/2017Res Manufacturing Company
At 12:40 a.m. on August 18, 2018, an employee fed coil steel forward into a mach ine's die, while also inserting his finger inside the pilot hole. Afterwards, t he employee then hit the machine's feed button and amputated his left middle fin gertip.
Keywords: amputation, die, finger, machine guarding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1260668.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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