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Accident: 118904.015 - Employee Is Struck By Die And Amputates Finger

Accident: 118904.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 03/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392659.01504/11/2019Forbes
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on March 1, 2019, an employee was in the process of e xtracting the upper die to the Komatsu press break. When the employee loosened a bolt to remove the upper die, the die fell hitting the lower die on the outer e dge causing the upper die to strike the employee's hand that was placed on the l ower outer portion of the frame. The employee sustained a left pinky tip amputat ion and was hospitalized for this injury.
Keywords: amputation, die, finger, fingertip, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392659.015 49 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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