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Accident: 170903959 - Employee'S Thumb Tip Injured In Tether Punch Press

Accident: 170903959 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 05/01/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11982713705/21/19963354Kaiser Aluminum Extruded Products
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on May 1, 1996, Employee #1, of Kaiser Aluminum Extruded Products, Santa Fe Springs, CA, was operating tether punch press #6025 when his thumb became caught in the point of operation. He severely crushed and partially amputated the tip of his left thumb. The punch press was being operated without a point of operation guard.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, thumb, crushed, point of operation, press operator, punch press, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119827137 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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