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Accident: 170045264 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated As Power Press Restrokes

Accident: 170045264 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 06/08/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11131468806/14/19933465Buyken Industries Inc Dba Buyken Metal Products
On June 8, 1993, Employee #1 was operating a mechanical power press at Buyken Industries, Inc., in Kent, WA. The employee thought the press was in single stroke mode when it was really in continuous mode. As she was manually feeding and removing the material from the point of operation, the press restroked with the employee's hand in the point of operation and at least two fingers of Employee #1's right hand were amputated.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, work rules, point of operation, press operator, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111314688 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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