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Accident: 201053378 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 201053378 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 12/01/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11978818001/11/20002514Master Products
Employee #1 was working on a full revolution punch press with one hand control. He was trying to adjust the position of a part with his right hand while his left hand was on the control button. Employee #1 activated the punch press while his right hand was in the point of operation. He suffered an amputation of the right index finger distal phalanx.
Keywords: amputated, finger, point of operation, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119788180 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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