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Accident: 111071.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Pinky When Caught In Die Press

Accident: 111071.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 11/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360912.01511/19/2018Wisconsin Precision Casting Corporation
At 10:30 p.m. on November 14, an employee was setting up a wax die press while working in a metal die-casting foundry. The employee raised the knockouts on the press in order to grab an insert from the machine and caught his pink between the die and an insert. The employee amputated his finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: press, amputated, caught between, finger, amputation, die, partial amputation, caught in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1360912.015 40 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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