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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 171110372 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Hydraulic Punch Press

Accident: 171110372 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 06/21/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30174734111/03/19973562Torrington Co.
Employee #1 was operating a hydraulic punch press. The press had cycled once and she was reaching into the point of operation to remove the part when the press cycled again and caught her left index finger, amputating it at the joint.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, point of operation, hydraulic press, press operator, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301747341 Hospitalized injury Amputation Precision assemblers, metal

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