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Accident: 170191977 - Employee'S Fingers Crushed In Punch Press

Accident: 170191977 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/28/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11203945809/05/19917361Excel Employment & Service
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on August 28, 1991, Employee #1 was fabricating parts on a Bliss pedal-operated, 10-ton full revolution clutch punch press. He placed a part into the press and reached his right hand through an opening in the guard and into the point of operation. He then actuated the press with the pedal, crushing two of his fingers. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: power press, finger, work rules, foot control, crushed, point of operation, foot-powered press, press operator, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112039458 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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