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Accident: 14538797 - Fingers Amputated In Mechanical Power Press

Accident: 14538797 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 06/12/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1860784606/28/19853949Brunswick Corp., Eminence Plant
ON JUNE 12, 1985, AT APPROXIMATELY 11:15 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A PRESS RITE MECHANICAL POWER PRESS (SN 1898). A PIECE OF MATERIAL BECAME STUCK IN THE DIE. EMPLOYEE #1, WITHOUT PUSHING THE STOP BUTTON, REACHED HIS HAND AND ARM UP UNDER THE GUARD WHERE MATERIAL FALLS OUT. THE MACHINE ACCIDENTLY TRIPPED, AMPUTATING SOME OF EMPLOYEE #1'S FINGERS IN THE DIE.
Keywords: die, amputated, stop switch, power press, finger, lockout, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18607846 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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