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Accident: 170167613 - Employee'S Fingertips Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170167613 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/14/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11198465412/10/19963999Umpco Inc
Employee #1, a punch press operator and set-up person, had just set up the dies of a metal stamping punch press. He was retrieving a part from the dies when the press cycled and amputated the tips of three fingers on his right hand.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, work rules, lockout, point of operation, set up, press operator, punch press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111984654 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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