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Accident: 170903249 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 170903249 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 12/12/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12033614412/12/19953469Action Stamping
At approximately 6:05 a.m. on December 12, 1995, Employee #1 was operating a 60-ton, , L & J punch press, serial #56668, when the machine tripped and cycled on its own. His right hand became caught in the die, amputating four of his fingers. Employee #1 was taken to the Foothill Presbyterian Hospital, Glendora, CA, for treatment.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, caught by, point of operation, press operator, punch press, hand, mech malfunction, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120336144 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinists

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