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Accident: 143364.015 - Employee Amputates Finger In Press

Accident: 143364.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 01/18/2022
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1574665.01501/26/2022Production Castings, Inc

At 4:00 p.m. on January 18, 2022, an employee was using an air wand to blow alum inum chips from the press area. The employee was blowing aluminum chips off the back side of the die when the machine partially cycled and the trim dies compres sed and caught his finger. The employee suffered a right index finger amputation and a fractured right hand and was treated without hospitalization.

Keywords: aluminum dust, amputated, amputation, caught between, compressed air, crushed, die, finger, fracture, hand, machine cycled, power press

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1574665.015 58 M Non Hospitalized injury

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