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Accident: 103043.015 - Employee'S Left Index Finger Is Amputated By Multi-Press

Accident: 103043.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1291678.01502/13/2018Panagon Systems Inc
At 2:30 p.m. on September 27, 2017, an employee was operating a Denison multi-pr ess. The employee was standing approximately 9 inches away from the hydraulic ra m of the multi-press. He placed a part into the fixture and activated a vice to clamp the part; however, the part moved. As the employee reached inside the fixt ure to adjust the part, his left index finger became caught in the vice. As a re sult, the finger was amputated at its first knuckle.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, finger, press cylinder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1291678.015 36 M Non Hospitalized injury Machinists

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