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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170241103 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Power Press Die

Accident: 170241103 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 12/01/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11548442012/01/19943931Manhassett Specialty Co Dba Act Now
Employee #1 was bending lamp sections in a 1956 Bench Master full cycle power press. The two-hand control had been bypassed to do a special operation. Employee #1 had completed the special operation, but the two-hand trip had not been restored to the press when she caught her right hand in the die as the press cycled, amputating two fingers.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, work rules, caught by, two-hand control, point of operation, press operator, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115484420 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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