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Accident: 202507984 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Two Fingers On Punch Press

Accident: 202507984 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/18/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31432549911/18/20103999Hospital Systems, Inc.,
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on November 18, 2010, Employee #1 was operating a single stroke punch press to form rectangular holes in plastic stock. The rectangular holes were approximately 4 in. by 10 in. While operating the press, Employee #1 lost the tip of two fingers on the right hand. He was transported to a medical center. At the medical center, he underwent surgical procedures and received postoperative care and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314325499 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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