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Accident: 100028.015 - Employee Amputates Thumbs While Operating A Sheet Metal Fold

Accident: 100028.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 10/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1271971.01510/18/2017Steel & Metal Systems, Inc.
At 3:20 p.m. on October 11, 2017, an employee was operating a Bradbury folding machine folding a small piece of sheet metal. The employee looked over her right shoulder while holding the sheet metal in the machine with both hands while her foot was on the foot pedal. The employee stepped on the foot pedal which closed the folding machine on both hands. The employee's tip of both thumbs were amputated.
Keywords: press, thumb, guard, amputated, sheet metal
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1271971.015 21 F Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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