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Accident: 142491.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips While Using Press Brake To Ben

Accident: 142491.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1571164.01501/05/2022Giese Manufacturing Co. Inc.

At 4:30 p.m. on December 29, 2021, an employee was using a Toyokoki Model APB-28 6u Press Brake to bend 1.761 inch by 11.375 inch parts the short way. The employ ee was holding a part as it was being bent when he caught his left hand ring and middle fingertips in between the die and the punch. The employee amputated his fingertips to the bottom of the nail requiring medical treatment without hospita lization.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, bending machine, caught between, die, finger, fingertip, guard, hand, machine guarding, machine operator, metal, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, partial amputation, point of

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1571164.015 26 M Non Hospitalized injury

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