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Accident: 202088720 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Power Press

Accident: 202088720 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 05/19/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31160405206/24/20083559The Krendl Machine Company
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on May 19, 2008, Employee #1, with Krendl Machine Co. (an insulation equipment manufacturer), was operating a Clearing mechanical power press (Model Number 60P730, Serial Number 57-9264). When a part became jammed, he reached under a guard that did not fully protect the point of operation. Employee #1 leaned forward and inadvertently actuated the foot pedal. The press amputated his index, middle, and ring fingers. There were no witnesses. Employee #1 was treated at St. Rita's Hospital.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, guard, foot control, machine operator, jammed, point of operation, press operator, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311604052 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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