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Accident: 200991057 - Fingers Amputated By Press

Accident: 200991057 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 04/01/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30593248504/23/20033465Duffy Tool & Stamping
On April 23, 2003, Employee #1 was helping a press operator thread new coil stock into a press. Employee #1 was standing in an area approximately 10.5 in. wide between the press and the light curtain. The light curtain did not detect Employee #1's hand in the way of the press. The press cycled and amputated two fingers. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, light curtain, punch press, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305932485 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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