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Accident: 170054365 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170054365 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 12/14/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1847845301/09/19903429Collier-Keyworth, Inc.
Employee #1 was operating a 209-ton full revolution E.W. Bliss mechanical clutch punch press, serial #132191966195. The press cycled and two of his fingers were caught in the press and amputated. Employee #1 was using a restraint device that was not adjusted properly to keep his hands from between the dies when the press was on a downward stroke.
Keywords: die, amputated, inadequate maint, finger, work rules, equipment operator, caught between, punch press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18478453 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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