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Accident: 14254577 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Unguarded Punch Press

Accident: 14254577 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 06/30/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1527304806/30/19883465Parker Industries, Inc.
Employee #1, the punch press operator, was reaching into the die for a defective/stuck part. when she inadvertently cycled the ram by the foot treadle. The point of operation was unguarded and Employee #1 amputated her left index, middle, and ring fingers at the second joint.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, work rules, foot control, point of operation, punch press, unguarded, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15273048 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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