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Accident: 201952462 - Employees Finger Tip Amputated In A Punch Press

Accident: 201952462 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 05/26/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1805170608/22/20003498Propipe Technologies Inc.
Employee #1, who is a set-up operator and foreman, was running a part revolution Bliss OBI punch press on continuous mode. It was equipped with a barrier guard with a hinged front chute opening for parts to come out into a bin. He stated that he was attempting to free a stuck part and thought he had hit the red emergency stop button before he reached through the front opening. The press did not stop and the tip of his right index finger was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, barrier guard, finger, guard, lockout, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18051706 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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