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Accident: 103712.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Fractured And Amputated In Press Brak

Accident: 103712.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 09/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269757.01510/12/2017Myers & Sons Hi-Way Safety Inc
At 11:11 a.m. on September 20, 2017, Employee #1 was bending pieces of steel in the Wisconsin Forcemaster Model 12 FM 100, Serial number 76660 Press Brake. The employee reached into the point of operation after bending the steel piece, and the die fell on his fingers. The press had a two-handed control, but the mechani cal system in the machine malfunctioned, resulting in an amputation to his right middle finger and right ring finger, as well as fractures to the right index fi nger and left middle finger.
Keywords: amputated, die, finger, fracture, lockout, machine guarding, point of operation, press brake
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269757.015 18 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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