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Accident: 672063 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Press Brake

Accident: 672063 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/17/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10405271708/19/19873993H-N Advertising & Display Co Inc

At 8:30 a.m. on August 17, 1987, Employee #1 was placing and removing metal parts on a Niagara mechanical press brake, serial #46950. The brake was tripped by a foot pedal and equipped with light curtains. Employee #1 was taking a sheet metal part out of the die when the brake double-tripped and amputated three fingers on her right hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: die, amputated, brake, press brake, finger, mech malfunction

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104052717 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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