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Accident: 113464.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Caught In Punch Press

Accident: 113464.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 01/29/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1377128.01502/07/2019Highway Steel Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on January 29, 2019, an employee was servicing a hydraulic punch ma chine and had removed the machine guard prior to locking the equipment out. The employee placed his left hand in the machine and stepped on the foot pedal, act uating the machine and amputated the employee's finger. The employee was hospit alized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, caught in, finger, foot pedal, guard, punch press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1377128.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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