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Accident: 14215909 - Finger Amputated In Power Press

Accident: 14215909 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 08/05/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10207945611/21/19853462Webb Forging Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING AN 800 TON COIN PRESS, COINING BRACKETS. IT WAS HIS FIRST DAY OPERATING THE PRESS. HE TRIED TO TURN THE BRACKET OVER TO REMOVE IT AND ACCIDENTALLY HIT THE FOOT CONTROL. THE PRESS ACTIVATED, PINNING HIS LEFT INDEX FINGER BETWEEN THE WORKPIECE AND THE BOTTOM OF THE DIE. SINCE THE PRESS WAS PROVIDED WITH PULL-OUTS, HIS ARM AND HAND WERE YANKED AWAY WHILE HIS FINGER WAS PINNED. HIS FINGER WAS PULLED APART AT THE SECOND JOINT. THE PRESS WAS A MINSTER PARTIAL REVOLUTION MODEL.
Keywords: pull back device, die, amputated, power press, finger, work rules, foot control, point of operation, untrained, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102079456 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Forging machine operators

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