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Accident: 170804454 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170804454 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 03/01/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12470516103/17/19951796Len Tex Inc
Employee #1, an apprentice punch press operator with Len-Tek, Inc., was changing dies on the machine. He was distracted while the press continued to operate full cycle, amputating the three middle fingers on both hands.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, work rules, construction, lockout, inexperience, point of operation, press operator, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124705161 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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