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Accident: 200997393 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated In Press

Accident: 200997393 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31265027801/06/20093728Msp Aviation, Inc.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on November 18, 2008, Employee #1, a press operator and setup person, was cleaning a die with a file. The die was still in the press and no safety blocks were being used. He was trying to change the operation mode from "jog" to "off" when his right thumb was caught in the point of operation and amputated.
Keywords: die, amputated, thumb, crushed, struck by, nip point, press operator, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312650278 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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