Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201482726 - Employee Injured When Finger Amputated By Punch Press

Accident: 201482726 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 01/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12580436903/09/20003442Simonton Windows
At 6:10 a.m. on January 21, 2000, Employee #1 was engaged in punching slots for vent sills for patio doors. The punch press became jammed with vinyl material slugs. Employee #1 attempted to clean the jammed vinyl material from the pneumatic punch press. Apparently Employee # 1's foot activated the press. Employee #1's right index finger was amputated to the second joint, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, caught by, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125804369 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.