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Accident: 202614368 - Employee Amputates Fignertips On Left Hand

Accident: 202614368 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 03/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31642266604/05/20123499P & A Metal Fab Inc
On March 29, 2012, Employee #1 amputated the tips of his middle and ring fingers on his left hand when the die closed on his hand while bending a small part. The machine had a Laser Based Hydraulic Press Brake Guarding system installed. The mute position setup on the laser system was adjusted too far from the die defeating the guarding function of the device. He was not hospitalized as a result of his accident.
Keywords: die blades, amputated, die cutting press, finger, die guard, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316422666 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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