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Accident: 14386494 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Press Brake

Accident: 14386494 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 10/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10012518610/27/19862514Filip Metal Cabinet Co.
AT APPROXIMATELY 11:55 AM ON OCTOBER 21, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INSTRUCTED TO FORM A PIECE ON PRESS BRAKE #22. ANOTHER EMPLOYEE WALKED UP TO HIM AND ASKED HIM FOR HIS TAPE MEASURE. AS EMPLOYEE #1 TURNED TO GET THE TAPE MEASURE OUT OF HIS POCKET HE ACCIDENTALLY HIT THE FOOT CONTROL (PEDAL) AND AMPUTATED FOUR FINGERS.
Keywords: die, amputated, press brake, finger, foot control, point of operation, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100125186 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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