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Accident: 170106108 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated And Crushed In Power Press

Accident: 170106108 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 09/24/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10860163410/30/19913463Wayne Metal Products
At approximately 7:15 p.m. on or about September 24, 1991, Employee #1 was operating a Johnson 80 ton mechanical power press. He was running part #403055, which was a cutoff and form 90 degree bend operation. The employee activated the press with the foot treadle, then reached into the press to remove the stamped piece. The top die came down and caught the employee's hand in the point of operation. His left ring finger was amputated and the index finger was crushed.
Keywords: die, amputated, power press, finger, crushed, point of operation, foot-powered press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108601634 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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