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Accident: 202089694 - Employee Amputates Finger In Mechanical Power Press

Accident: 202089694 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 12/07/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31378679002/04/20113462Metal Forming & Coining Corp.
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on December 7, 2010, Employee #1 was operating a 600-ton Minster part revolution mechanical power press, Serial Number 90-600- 19484. Pull-out devices were used with the press that was actuated by a foot pedal. When Employee #1 inserted the part into the press in the wrong position with the pull-out device on, the point of operation device did not withdraw his hands before the die closed. This resulted in an amputation to his left index finger and severe lacerations to his left middle finger. He was hospitalized for treatment. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: pull back device, die, amputated, power press, finger, machine operator, point of operation, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313786790 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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