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Accident: 117883.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers In Mechanical Power Press Die

Accident: 117883.015 -- Report ID: 0336000 -- Event Date: 07/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1414765.01507/09/2019Morris Coupling Company

At 8:15 a.m. on July 5, 2019, an employee was operating a power press changing a die. The employee did not perform lockout of the machine and amputated his ring and middle fingers in the die, requiring medical treatment. The employee was n ot hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, die, energized, finger, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine cycled, machine operator, mechanical power press, point of operation, power press, press, puncture

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1414765.015 36 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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