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Accident: 201086089 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In Dye Machine

Accident: 201086089 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 12/15/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12576362305/03/20053444Baltimore Aircoil Co
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on December 15th, 2004, Employee #1 was adjusting a die on a Cincinnati Mechanical Press Brake PR02, Number 7, Serial Number 37828-1100640. The die was in the point of operation of the press while one of Employee #1's hand was located under the press making minor adjustments. The other hand was holding the small part in place. The press was still in the position and was accidentally activated when Employee #1 stepped on the foot pedal while he was adjusting the die. Three of Employee #1's fingers on his left hand were amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, press brake, stamper, finger, foot control, point of operation, die casting machine, punch press, hand, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125763623 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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