Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 118201.015 - Employee Amputates Thumb Tip While Realigning Shearing Die

Accident: 118201.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1415190.01507/09/2019Sukup Manufacturing Co.

At 11:42 a.m. on July 2, 2019, an employee was assisting a new coworker with rea ligning a die in a perforated metal shearing machine. When the employee realigne d the die, the supplied pneumatic air caused the die to retract back pinching th e employee's thumb. The employee incurred an amputation to his thumb tip and req uired hospitalization.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught in, die, die guard, energized, finger, fingertip, lockout, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, machine operator, partial amputation, pinched, pneumatic equipment, shear, sheared, shearing m

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1415190.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.