Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201482965 - Employee Injured When Fingers Amputated By Punch Press

Accident: 201482965 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 05/14/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584080105/14/19993469Valley Industries
Employee #1 was operating a punch press without a machine guard. The punch press was being operated by a foot pedal with a flexible cord. Employee #1 moved the foot pedal so that he could handle the material by placing his hand in the point of operation. While Employee #1's hand was in point of the operation, he inadvertently pushed the foot pedal. Employee #1 suffered an amputation of his fingers and was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, crushed, point of operation, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125840801 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.

Close