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Accident: 111989.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Caught By Bending Machine

Accident: 111989.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 12/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367514.01512/20/2018Formrite Companies
At 12:45 a.m. on December 12, 2018, an employee was operating Bender #2 that was running approximately 600 pieces and loaded the parts into a collar before activating the bender by foot. The employee used a par flange machine and reached into the space that was between the pressure bar and die, catching her right hand's middle finger and amputated its tip. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: power press, fingertip, bending machine, foot control, amputation, caught by, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367514.015 40 F Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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