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Accident: 100910.015 - Employee Is Operating Punch Press And Amputates Index Finger

Accident: 100910.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 08/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278597.01511/21/2017Schaff International, Llc
At 12:15 p.m. on August 11, 2017, an employee was operating a foot pedal activated Kenco Press Machine, Model #3K-7-250, Serial Number 99-5679. While operating the press machine, the employee felt her chair move and the employee braced herself to pull her chair back into position. The employee stepped on the foot pedal while her left index finger was in the point of operation and amputated it. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: punch press, machine guarding, amputation, nip point, mechanical power press, finger, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278597.015 28 F Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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