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Accident: 94223.015 - Employee Amputates Two Fingertips When Brake Press Actuates

Accident: 94223.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 03/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1220340.01503/27/2017Metal-Era, Inc.

At 10:00 a.m. on March 20, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that perform ed sheet metal work. He was operating a brake press or press brake. He was makin g a bend on the brake press. The presss light curtain was not properly set up. The press cycled, and the employee sustained the amputation of the fingertips of the two middle fingers on his right hand.

Keywords: amputation, equipment operator, finger, inadequate maint, light curtain, machine guarding, press brake

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1220340.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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