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Accident: 170117204 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Die Area Of Power Press

Accident: 170117204 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 03/26/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10278107703/26/19923643Eagle Electric Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Employee #1 was hand feeding part #153D into a Niagara, model A 2 1/2, full revolution mechanical power press #4774, which was foot-powered. The front gate guard was not in place. While the employee placed a part into the die area, the press cycled and Employee #1 caught his fingers in the die area, resulting in the partial amputation of three fingers.

Keywords: die, amputated, power press, finger, work rules, point of operation, foot-powered press, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102781077 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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