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Accident: 201522968 - Employee Amputates Fingers In Power Press

Accident: 201522968 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/31/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10917656008/31/20073444Lee Manufacturing, Inc.
On August 31, 2007, a coworker was in the process of troubleshooting a malfunction in which the press would not cycle, when the two-hand controls were depressed. Employee #1, an operator of a part revolution punch press, had reached into the die to remove a piece of scrap metal, when the press cycled suddenly, catching Employee #1's hand between the die plates. Employee #1's left hand was crushed, and his thumb, first, third and fourth fingers were amputated. He was hospitalized to treat his injuries.
Keywords: die, amputated, hand control, finger, thumb, caught between, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109176560 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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