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Accident: 201112208 - Employee Has Three Fingers Amputated By Machine

Accident: 201112208 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/12/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11994029410/18/19993499Industrial Metal Specialties, Inc.
At about 10:00 a.m. on October 12, 1999, Employee #1, a sheetmetal machine operator, was performing a production run on a mechanical power operated (punch) press. He reached into the die at the point of operation area to free a stuck piece of sheetmetal stock. The press cycled and pinched three left hand fingers. Fire department paramedics transported him to the hospital for emergency treatment. He was later transferred with injuries resulting in the partial amputation of three fingers.
Keywords: amputated, sheet metal, finger, stuck, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119940294 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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