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Accident: 116220.015 - Employee Catches Hand In Press, Amputates Tips Of Two Finger

Accident: 116220.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 05/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1400027.01505/10/2019Cerno Llc
At 7:30 a.m. on May 2, 2019, an employee was setting the Di-Acro 17 Ton Press Br ake when he grabbed a rag and wiped leaking oil off of the lower die. As the emp loyee depressed the foot pedal to raise the ram prior for adjustment, he failed to remove his foot from the pedal and activated the press brake lowering the upp er die. He had his right hand in the point of operation and amputated the tips o f his 3rd and 4th fingers. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught between, die, finger, fingertip, foot control, foot pedal, inadequate maint, leak, machine cycled, machine guarding, machine operator, machinist, partial amputation, point of operation,
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1400027.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Management related occupations, n.e.c.

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