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Accident: 14456487 - Finger Amputated In Press Brake

Accident: 14456487 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 03/27/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
327938704/01/19853442Futura Home Products
EMPLOYEE #1, 39 YEARS OLD, WAS A PRESS BRAKE OPERATOR. SHE WAS PERFORMING HER JOB ON MARCH 27, 1985, AT APPROXIMATLEY 1:45 PM WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. AS SHE WAS CRIMPING AN ALUMINUM THRESHOLD IN THE PRESS, BOTH HANDS WERE CAUGHT NEAR THE FIRST AND SECOND JOINT. HER LEFT INDEX FINGER WAS AMPUTATED. THE COMPANY IS FUTURA HOME PRODUCTS, LOCATED IN THE FREEPORT CENTER IN CLEARFIELD, UTAH.
Keywords: amputated, press brake, finger, point of operation, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3279387 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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