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Accident: 201160066 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 201160066 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/17/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
Employee #1 was being trained by a coworker in the proper operation of a punch press. At one point the machine stopped, and Employee #1 reached in to take the trimmings off the die. At that moment the training operator actuated the controls, the press cycled, and two of Employee #1's fingers were amputated.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, caught between, inexperience, punch press, untrained, communication, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126096098 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sheet metal worker apprentices

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