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Accident: 201793296 - Unguarded Machine Amputates Two Of Employee'S Fingers

Accident: 201793296 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 09/11/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11982889509/12/20005031Mc Gill Corporation
An employee caught his right hand in the point of operation of a chip board bonding machine. The bonding machine operator did not see that his assistant had his hand in the press point of the machine since the large size of the work blocked the press operators view. The machine did not have a guarding system in place at the time of the accident.
Keywords: board, heat, amputated, finger, guard, point of operation, bonding, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119828895 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Numerical control machine operators

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