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Accident Summary Nr: 202554374 - Employee Amputates Fingers On Press Machine

Accident Summary Nr: 202554374 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/14/2011
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
31552728312/29/20113433333414Corporate Personnel Network, Inc

Abstract: On November 14, 2011, Employee #1 was operating equipment for a facility that manufactures fireplace inserts. He was bending a 16 gauge piece of sheet metal, which was approximately 20 in. long and 1 in. wide on a press brake machine. As he operated the machine, his fingers slipped its moving parts, causing a partial amputation of his two middle fingers. Employee #1 was transported to a hospital, where he received medical treatment and was released.

Keywords: rotating parts, amputated, press brake, finger, equipment operator, caught by, machine--misc

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 315527283 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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