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Accident: 14455141 - Partial Amputation Of Finger In Die Machine Pinch Point

Accident: 14455141 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/24/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10192727507/24/19863714Monona Wire Corporation
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CLEANING THE DIE AREA OF AN AUTOMOTIVE INJECTION MOLDING MACHINE WHILE THE MACHINE WAS STILL ENERGIZED. HER CLEANING RAG GOT CAUGHT ON A MICRO SWITCH, TRIPPING IT AND CAUSING THE MACHINE RAM TO CYCLE. HER FINGER WAS CAUGHT BETWEEN THE DIES, CAUSING A PARTIAL AMPUTATION TO THE SECOND FINGER OF HER RIGHT HAND.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, molding machine, cleaning, lockout, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101927275 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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