Accident Report Detail
Accident: 118478.015 - Employee Crushes Fingertip While Operating Hydraulic Press
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1419505.015||07/31/2019||Pro-Tek Manufacturing, Inc.|
At 11:00 a.m. on July 13, 2019, an employee was operating the manual feed on an Amada RG-80 88 Ton Hydraulic Press. The employee placed a 2 foot by 2 foot metal sheet between the fixed stationary top punch and moveable bottom die. The emplo yee then placed his right foot on the operating bar pedal to operate the press. As the bottom die was ascending, the employee placed his left index finger withi n the point of operation in order to support the metal. As a result, the employe e crushed his fingertip between the punch and the die. The employee degloved his fingertip and required surgery to partially amputate the fingertip. He was trea ted and released from the hospital in less than 24 hours.
|1||1419505.015||37||M||Non Hospitalized injury||Operations & systems researchers and analysts|