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Accident: 170699714 - Employee'S Three Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170699714 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/28/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11996255302/02/19933462Master Halco Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11199693002/02/19937361Temporary Solutions Inc
ON JANUARY 28, 1993, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING PUNCH PRESS #27 AT MASTER HALCO INC. AS A TEMPORARY EMPLOYEE PROVIDED BY TEMPORARY SOLUTION INC. (AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY). EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PLACING BAR STOCK INTO THE PROGRESSIVE DIE OF THE MACHINE AND PLACING HIS LEFT HAND WITHIN THE POINT OF OPERATION WHILE ALIGNING THE END OF THE BAR STOCK WITH THE DIE. WHEN THE RAM DESCENDED, THE UPPER DIE STRUCK HIS HAND. THREE FINGERS OF THE LEFT HAND WERE AMPUTATED WHEN THE DIES CLOSED AND THE MACHINE STOPPED WITH THE HAND BETWEEN THE UPPER AND LOWER DIES.
Keywords: die, amputated, work rules, finger, caught between, point of operation, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119962553 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
2 111996930 Occupation Not Listed

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