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Accident: 119112.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers While Operating Punch Press Machi

Accident: 119112.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 08/02/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424687.01508/20/2019Spherion
At 4:15 p.m. on August 2, 2019, an employee was being trained to operate a punch press machine. The trainer left the employee alone and had him use the wrong eq uipment, such as a foot pedal. The employee was hospitalized to treat an amputat ion to the tip of the left thumb and to the right pointer finger.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, finger, fingertip, inexperience, partial amputation, punch press, thumb, untrained, work rules
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1424687.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Machinist apprentices

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