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Accident: 201262813 - Employee'S Hand Is Amputated By Power Press

Accident: 201262813 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 06/05/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31468639507/26/20103469Tempel Steel Company
At approximately 1:30 pm on June 5, 2010, Employee #1, of Tempel Steel Company, was working on a mechanical power press that was set on a continuous mode so the employee did not have to put a hand in the die near the point of operation. The press had interlock gates on the front of the machine. Employee #1 opened the interlock gate to reach into the die opening and his left hand was amputated.
Keywords: die, amputated, power press, interlock, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314686395 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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