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Accident: 201262169 - Worker Amputates Finger Adjusting Part In Riveting Machine

Accident: 201262169 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 01/26/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31072626001/26/20073444Montana Metal Products Llc
On January 26, 2007, Employee #1 was attempting to adjust a part in the die area on an insert riveting machine activated by a foot pedal mechanism, when she sustained the amputation of the index finger on her left hand. She was hospitalized. The machine was equipped with a safety mechanism that did not function properly.
Keywords: die, amputated, inadequate maint, rivet press, die safety device, finger, metal shop, foot control, machine operator, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310726260 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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