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Accident: 200082543 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Press

Accident: 200082543 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 02/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30827654202/21/20063724Smiths Aerospace Components
Employee #1 was operating a Hydro-Form hydraulic press. Employee #1 had bypassed the two-hand controls, which enabled him to have one hand on the controls and one hand free to load and retrieve parts from the point of operation. While the press dome was traveling upward, it fell and amputated Employee #1's left index finger and thumb. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, hand control, finger, guard, thumb, caught between, point of operation, hydraulic press, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308276542 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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