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Accident: 200800969 - Employee Amputates Fingers While Operating Power Press

Accident: 200800969 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 09/24/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10137788508/10/19880182Golden Forrest, Inc.
Employee #1 was holding a coil to be punched by a power press in the inch mode when the press cycled, amputating the four fingers of the left hand. He was hospitalized with his injuries. The press was not equipped with a method of guarding.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, press operator, punch press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101377885 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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