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Accident: 128857.015 - Employee'S Fingertips Are Amputated While Operating Brake Pr

Accident: 128857.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 08/13/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1489392.01508/21/2020Airtech Supply, Inc
At 3:00 p.m. on August 13, 2020, an employee was operating a Toyokoki punch pres s, model APB 8030 W, and punching small work pieces. The employee pushed the foo t pedal that actuated the punch while his hand was still under the punch. The em ployee sustained a pinching/crushing injury to the right middle and ring fingert ips, resulting in the surgical amputation of the first joint at the hospital. T he employee was not hospitalized.
Keywords: accelerator pedal, amputation, brake, caught between, caught in, crushed, crushing, finger, foot pedal, pinched, press, press brake, punch press, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489392.015 35 M Non Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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