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Accident: 14236541 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Press Brake

Accident: 14236541 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 06/29/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10460891406/29/19873585Bally Engineered Structures Inc
Employee #1, a press brake operator, was changing the die on the ram of a Chicago 60 ton press when the press activated and the dies closed. Half of the employee's left hand was amputated, along with three and a half fingers. He was hospitalized. Employee #1 had bypassed the light guard and was working without a ram block.
Keywords: die blades, amputated, finger, work rules, caught between, press operator, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104608914 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinists

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