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Accident: 170177422 - Employee'S Finger Severed In Power Press

Accident: 170177422 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/13/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11176007007/19/19914225Lavery Lighting
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on July 13, 1991, Employee #1, a power press operator with 5 years of experience, inserted a part into the press die. The press apparently double tripped onto her left index finger, which was severed above the middle knuckle. She was hospitalized for 5 hours and then released to recuperate at home.
Keywords: severed, die, amputated, power press, finger, point of operation, press operator, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111760070 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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