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Accident: 170731970 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated When Caught In Punch Press

Accident: 170731970 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 08/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11982994308/09/19953429Creative Mfg Inc
At approximately 12:15 p.m. on August 7, 1995, Employee #1, of Creative Manufacturing, Inc., was working on a punch press machine, J-A175 SNO 51-19442-P. The ram struck his hand, amputating four of his fingers. According to Employee #1, there was no point of operation guard installed on the press. Husky Industries shares the work space with Creative Manufacturing, but according to the employer there were no eyewitnesses to the accident.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, work rules, point of operation, struck by, punch press, hand, unguarded, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119829943 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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