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Accident: 170897615 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Hydraulic Trim Press

Accident: 170897615 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 03/17/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12613391703/18/19983364Lansco Die Casting
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on March 17, 1998, Employee #1 was removing a die from a 20 ton Kard hydraulic trim press, model TP-20-4, serial #TK-1961. He was pulling the die toward him to put it on the left when it tilted to one side and his right little finger became caught against the platform and was amputated. The employer was cited for a serious violation of T8CCR 4199(a)(2).
Keywords: die, amputated, unsecured, finger, work rules, caught between, hydraulic press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126133917 Hospitalized injury Amputation Tool and die makers

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