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Accident: 200072841 - Employee Amputates Finger In Mechanical Power Press Machine

Accident: 200072841 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 03/18/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30951596304/19/20063444B & W Metal Fabricators Dba Morton Metalcraft Co.
On March 18, 2006, Employee #1 was removing a completed part and inserting another one. The parts are placed in position and removed from position by hand. Employee #1 activated the mechanical power press machine, Amada RG-8024, and amputated his finger. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, power press, finger, machine operator, caught between, crushed, punch press
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309515963 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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