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Accident: 201954955 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Press

Accident: 201954955 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/07/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31057978412/28/20063469Pennant Moldings, Inc.
On November 7, 2006, Employee #1 was nearing the end of his shift operating a press. While he was maneuvering the left notch for the blank into place, his left hand became caught between the dies. Employee #1 was hospitalized for the amputation of four fingers. An outside contractor inspected the press after the accident and found numerous problems.
Keywords: die, amputated, inadequate maint, finger, machine operator, equipment failure, caught between, press operator, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310579784 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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