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Accident: 200529659 - Machine Operator Amputates Hand In Mechanical Press

Accident: 200529659 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/19/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30825794803/17/20053469Central City Manufacturing, Inc.
On April 19, 2005, Employee #1 was operating a Franklin Model Number 10 mechanical press with an air clutch and two hand-palm button controls. He was using it in the inch mode to allow continuous cycles. Even though the press had two controls, Employee #1's hand got caught in the cycling die. His right hand was amputated at the wrist. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, hand control, point of operation, press operator, hand, press, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308257948 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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