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Accident: 1001700 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 1001700 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 03/10/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10193732403/10/19873569Pella Industries Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS USING A PUNCH PRESS WHEN A PART STUCK IN THE DIE. SHE REACHED UNDER THE GUARD TO REMOVE THE PART INSTEAD OF USING THE TOOL PROVIDED. WHILE REMOVING THE PART, SHE ACCIDENTLY TRIPPED THE PRESS. HER FINGERS WERE PINCHED IN THE DIE. THE FIRST AND THIRD FINGERS OF HER RIGHT HAND WERE AMPUTATED AT THE FIRST JOINT.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, work rules, point of operation, punch press, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101937324 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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