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Accident: 201110590 - Employee Suffers Partial Amputation Of Finger

Accident: 201110590 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/31/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12008408202/13/19973469M And K Mfg.
On October 31, 1996, Employee #1 was operating a power-operated punch press used to stamp and bend metal kitchen cabinet brackets. The press was operated using a single foot-operated pedal to cycle the press. The parts were hand fed into the die point-of-operation. During the bending phase, the press cycled while Employee #1's hand was between the dies. Employee #1 was first taken to the emergency room and stabilized and then transported by ambulance to a local medical center for treatment of a partial amputation of his right thumb. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, punch press, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120084082 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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