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Accident: 14489876 - Fingers Amputated In Trim Press

Accident: 14489876 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 07/17/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
225908307/17/19853089Commodore Plastics Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO CLEAR MATERIAL WHICH HAD BECOME LODGED IN A TRIM PRESS. SHE PLACED HER FINGERS INTO THE WORKING ENVELOPE OF THE CUTTING DIE. THE CUTTING DIE CYCLED, TRAPPING THE EMPLOYEE'S FINGERS AND THUMB INSIDE. THE EMPLOYEE'S FINGERS WERE SEVERED AND FELL INTO A GRINDER LOCATED BELOW THE DIE.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, cleaning, lockout, point of operation, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2259083 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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