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Accident: 201981495 - Employee Amputates Fingers While Using A Punch Press Machine

Accident: 201981495 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 07/13/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30291581408/11/19993585Phoenix Manufacturing, Inc.
On July 13, 1999, Employee #1 was operating a mechanical punch press. She placed her left hand into the point of operation of the punch press machine and inadvertently stepped onto the foot pedal. Employee #1's middle finger was amputated and her ring finger was crushed. Employee #1 was taken to a local hospital for treatment and was released.
Keywords: amputated, finger, machine operator, crushed, point of operation, punch press, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302915814 Non Hospitalized injury Other Punching and stamping press machine operators

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