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Accident: 142087.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers In Punch Press

Accident: 142087.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 12/02/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1569512.01512/20/2021Tube Fab Roman Engineering

At 10:15 a.m. on December 2, 2021, an employee was operating a punch press when a part got stuck in the press. The employee called a maintenance worker over for assistance. The maintenance worker activated the air valve to manually close di e blocks while the employee was reaching into the press. The die blocks closed o n employees left hand crushing her index, middle, and ring fingers. The employee was hospitalized to treat fingertip amputations to three fingers on her left ha nd.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, crushed, die, finger, fingertip, jammed, machine operator, maintenance, partial amputation, punch press, untrained, valve

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1569512.015 18 F Hospitalized injury Punching and stamping press machine operators

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