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Accident: 108194.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertips When Struck By Punch Press Bla

Accident: 108194.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 06/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1332105.01508/13/2018The Envelope Printery Inc
At 12:50 p.m. on June 29, 2018, an employee was loading envelopes into a punch press to shear the ends to length and was using both hands to hold them against the cutter. The employee stepped on the foot activation switch and the cutter cycled, amputating the fingertips of his left hand's ring and middle fingers. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: punch press, amputation, finger, blade, amputated, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1332105.015 32 F Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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