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Accident: 200532620 - Employee Amputates Finger While Cleaning Press

Accident: 200532620 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/12/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31262427310/01/20083411Independent Can Company
Employee #1 removed the guard on the Bliss Model Number C60 Press and was wiping off the die with a rag. The other end of the rag tripped the automatic eye causing the press to cycle. Employee #1 sustained the amputation of his index, ring and middle finger of the right hand to the first knuckle. Employee #1 was treated but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, cleaning, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312624273 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Tool and die makers

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