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Accident: 170190706 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170190706 -- Report ID: 0950634 -- Event Date: 08/20/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11206947108/28/19913429Darnell Corp
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on August 20, 1991, Employee #1 went to his punch press to start work after returning from his morning break. He put on his right pullback but failed to put on his left pullback. He also failed to shut down the machine before reaching into the danger zone. He was straightening out the wheel caster's part with his left hand when the punch press caught his middle left fingertip and cut it below its first joint. Employee #1 was taken to the company's clinic and returned to work without hospitalization. A total of three violations were cited.
Keywords: pull back device, amputated, finger, work rules, lockout, point of operation, press operator, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112069471 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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