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Accident: 903492 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Power Press

Accident: 903492 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11496268107/30/19913493Johnson Controls, Inc.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on June 6, 1991, Employee #1 was operating a mechanical power press when the machine began jamming. After maintenance corrected the problem, he tested the machine to make sure the machine was operating properly. While he was removing a piece from the machine, his foot hit the foot pedal control and the press cycled, amputating his fingertip. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, finger, control lever, jammed, point of operation, foot-powered press

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114962681 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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