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Accident: 201023884 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Power Press

Accident: 201023884 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12548338801/31/20121711Allied Heating & Air Conditioning Co,Inc
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on January 27, 2012, Employee # 1 was working as a journeyman sheet metal worker for Allied Heating and Air Conditioning Co Inc. Employee # 1 was bending small pieces of sheet metal on a power press (Engel Metal Methods Cleat Bender model24-cbm-ot) and his right hand get caught in the machine at the point of operation. Employee # 1 middle and ring fingers was amputated, and he was transported to Marin General Hospital.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, point of operation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125483388 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sheet metal workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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