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Accident: 170064604 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Press Brake

Accident: 170064604 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 09/11/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11559697509/16/19913444Arizona Air Devices, Inc.
Employee #1 was adjusting the dies on a pneumatic press brake with his left hand under the dies. When he stepped on the unguarded foot treadle and brake, the machine cycled and amputated three of his fingers. The press was not locked out.
Keywords: die, amputated, press brake, finger, work rules, foot control, lockout, foot-powered press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115596975 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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