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Accident: 201989985 - Employee'S Hand Amputated

Accident: 201989985 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 01/12/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30740473101/20/20043471Custom Metal Finishing
On January 12, 2004, Employee #1 was operating a die casting production press. For some reason a product became stuck in the machine. Without deenergizing the equipment, Employee #1 attempted to remove the product. His right hand became caught between the mold halves in the press. Employee #1 was hospitalized, where his right hand was amputated due to the injuries sustained.
Keywords: amputated, stuck, casting, caught between, crushed, press, casting die
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307404731 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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