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Accident: 202453502 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated In Moving Press

Accident: 202453502 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 04/05/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On April 5, 2007, Employee #1, a machine operator, was operating a forging press or collector machine, Number 1031. She had completed a press cycle and was attempting to retrieve the work piece, when she inadvertently activated the press. It started another cycle, pinching her left hand between the unguarded die and ram, amputating her finger. She was hospitalized for her injuries.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, machine operator, lockout, caught between, point of operation, press, unguarded, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310487095 Hospitalized injury Amputation Pressing machine operators

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