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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 p ress to shear the ends to length and was using both hands to hold them against t he cutter. The employee stepped on the foot activation switch and the cutter cy cled, amputating the fingertips of his left hand's ring and middle fingers. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, finger, punch press, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1332105.015 32 F Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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