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Accident: 201113560 - Employee'S Finger Tip Is Amputated When Caught In Press

Accident: 201113560 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/22/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12602481908/30/20013471Steve'S Plating Corp.
At about 1:30 p.m. on June 22, 2001, Employee #1, a machine operator in the cutting and bending department, was operating a hydraulic punch press. The press formed small metal parts from tube stock that was 1.5 inches in diameter. During the operation, the tip of Employee #1's right index finger was pinched in an unknown area of the press or dies and was amputated. He was taken to an area clinic for emergency treatment and then was transferred to Northridge Hospital, where he was hospitalized.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, metal shop, caught between, press operator, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126024819 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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