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Accident: 902734 - Employee'S Thumb Amputated By Die While Unjamming Machine

Accident: 902734 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/15/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11496312707/20/19923632Whirlpool Corporation

At approximately 9:15 p.m. on June 15, 1992, Employee #1 was operating a mechanical power press. A piece of work became stuck in the die. The employee reached into the press to remove the piece at the same time the set-up man cycled the machine. Employee #1's right thumb was amputated. He was hospitalized.

Keywords: die, amputated, power press, stuck, thumb, communication

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114963127 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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