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Accident: 1001593 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Press Brake

Accident: 1001593 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/09/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10193227512/09/19861721Harkin Gentlemen Inc.
Employee #1 was running a press brake equipped with a pull back device. Because she was performing the same operation on two separate locations on the die, she had to put both hands in the point of operation to remove the piece from the die. Employee #1's finger was amputated and she was hospitalized. At the time of the accident the pull back device was not in use nor was it required to be used.
Keywords: pull back device, amputated, press brake, finger, work rules, construction, point of operation, press operator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101932275 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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