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Accident: 202491346 - Employee Injures Finger When Caught By Punch Press

Accident: 202491346 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 12/20/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31453539401/24/20113089Ply Gem Pacific Windows Corporation
On December 20, 2010, Employee #1, a punch press operator, was cleaning the press' platform with a cloth. The punch press was operated by a foot pedal, which was properly guarded. Employee #1 reached under the guard covering the punch with her right hand and, for some reason, she stepped on the guarded foot pedal. The punch engaged and penetrated the index finger at the DIP joint. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, finger, foot control, caught by, foot-powered press, housekeeping, press operator, punch press, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314535394 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Punching and stamping press machine operators

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