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Accident: 201113388 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Machine

Accident: 201113388 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/25/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12617955510/10/20013728Felix Tool & Engineering
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on August 25, 2001, Employee #1 of Felix Tool and Engineering was operating a Walsh punch press machine. While removing a metal filter from the machine, the press came down on his hands. The punch press was using full-revolution clutches and did not incorporate a single-stroke control. Employee #1's right ring finger and left index finger were amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, finger, clutch, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126179555 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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