Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14460513 - Employee'S Finger Injured When Caught In Punch Press
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|14843619||05/09/1984||3564||Air Techniques Inc|
Employee #1 was punching out 50 pre-filter covers on an American Machinery electric mechanical punch press. When he released the foot pedal, the ram came down and caught his left index finger in the point of operation between the upper and lower dies. Employee #1 and his employer agreed that company training had advised the use of 10 in. screwdriver stock in addition to the operator's hands. The full-revolution clutch machine did not have point of operation guarding or an anti-repeat device.
|1||14843619||Hospitalized injury||Amputation||Administrators, protective services|