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Accident: 201380854 - Employee Amputates Hand While Using Power Press

Accident: 201380854 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 02/05/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30862437802/09/20073499Future Foil Inc.
Employee #1 was repairing the dies on a Bliss 50-ton Mechanical Power Press Number 8 when the break failed amputating his right hand. Employee #1 was not using a die block at the time of the accident nor did the employer conduct weekly inspection on Mechanical Power Presses to ensure the condition of the brake and clutch was in good working order. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: die, amputated, repair, power press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308624378 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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