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Accident: 96179.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Press Brake

Accident: 96179.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1213856.01502/23/2017Harbor Truck Bodies

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on February 20, 2017, an employee was working in the fabrication area of the shop and was directly involved in the operation. The em ployee was operating a Wysong press brake, bending a small metal piece called a post, measuring approximately 3 in. by 15 in. The piece fell back into the machi ne and the employee disconnected his restraints to retrieve the piece. The press brake came down on his fingers. The employee sustained the amputation to the mi ddle three fingers on his left hand for which he was hospitalized.

Keywords: amputated, finger, lockout/tagout, press brake, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1213856.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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