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Accident: 170156889 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Die Cutting Press

Accident: 170156889 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11207105501/05/19933411Kelley Services

On July 23, 1993, Employee #1 was attempting to remove jammed material from the die area of press #7, second operation. The press cycled while the employee's hand was in the die area, and his right index finger was amputated. His right middle finger remains nonfunctional. Employee #1 did not follow lockout/blockout procedure and the guard opening was large enough to allow the employee to reach into the die area.

Keywords: amputated, die cutting press, finger, work rules, jammed, lockout, point of operation, press, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112071055 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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