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Accident: 94939.015 - Employee'S Left Index Finger Tip Is Amputated By A Press Bra

Accident: 94939.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1226998.01504/14/2017American-Iowa Manufacturing, Inc.

At 1:00 p.m. on April 3, 2017, an employee was bending metal strips of approxima tely 7 inches X 1 inch on a press brake. The employee's index finger on the left hand was caught between the metal strip and the frame of the machine. Approxima tely 1/8th of an inch of the employee's tip of the left index finger was amputat ed.

Keywords: amputation, caught in, finger, machine guarding, press brake

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1226998.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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