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Accident: 202086740 - Employee Suffers Amputation From Power Press

Accident: 202086740 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 02/09/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30723140702/12/20043714R. K. Industries Inc.
Two employees were operating a 600-Ton power press, doing hands-in die feeding. Only one set of two-hand controls was provided. Employee #1 was between the light curtain and the press when the other operator started the machine causing her to suffer the amputation of three fingers on her left hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, hand control, finger, guard, machine operator, two-hand control, caught between, light curtain, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307231407 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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