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Accident: 142942.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips In Press Brake

Accident: 142942.015 -- Report ID: 0830400 -- Event Date: 01/17/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1572955.01501/18/2022Daktronics, Inc

At 6:45 a.m. on January 17, 2022, an employee was bending a metal bracket in a T rumpf Trumabend V200 Press Brake. The employee was holding the bracket with his fingers wrapped around the top inside edge and when the backstop pushed the part forward. The bracket got caught on the lower die which caused the top of the br acket to press against the upper tooling of the machine creating a pinch point w here the employee was holding the part. The employee was hospitalized to treat a mputations of his right middle and ring fingertips and his left ring fingertip.

Keywords: amputated, amputation, bending machine, caught between, fingertip, metal, nip point, press brake, press operator

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1572955.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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