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Accident: 170060891 - Employee'S Hand Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170060891 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 02/13/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12524867403/27/19953613General Electric Company
Employee #1 was setting up a 75 ton repetitive action press. He reached around a light curtain into the die and activated the press by contacting a foot pedal, amputating his hand. There were no side guards on the press.
Keywords: die, amputated, work rules, foot control, lockout, set up, light curtain, punch press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125248674 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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