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Accident: 170167670 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170167670 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 01/06/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12016439701/29/19973423Custom Tooling & Stamping Of Oc Inc
Employee #1 was operating a foot-controlled punch press in the continuous mode. He stopped the strike of the press by releasing the pedal, and reached into the point of operation. His foot accidentally touched the pedal and the press stroked. All four fingers of his right hand were crushed and amputated.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, foot control, crushed, foot-powered press, press operator, punch press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120164397 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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