Accident Report Detail
Accident: 144159.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers While Using Unguarded Machinery
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1580927.015||03/01/2022||Illinois Engineered Products, Inc.|
At 10:15 a.m. on February 21, 2022, Employee #1 was operating a hydro-mechanical brake press machine. Employee #1, a machine operator, was bending parts on a me chanical brake press machine. Employee #1 had been placing parts into the machin e and using a foot pedal to actuate the machine in order to bend the parts. Empl oyee #1 placed the part into the machine and pressed the foot pedal. At this mom ent, Employee #1's middle and ring fingers on the left hand were severed. Employ ee #1 was taken to a local hospital and hospitalized for a day. Employee #1's m iddle finger was reattached and the ring finger was a complete fingertip amputat ion.
|1||1580927.015||43||F||Hospitalized injury||Machine operators, not specified|