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Accident: 202634119 - Employee Amputates Finger In Press Brake

Accident: 202634119 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 05/30/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351288106/06/20115499Cardenas Markets
At approximately 9:40 a.m. on May 30, 2011, an employee was operating a Chicago Steel Press Brake manufactured by Dreis and Krump Manufacturing Co., Size-8L12SP, Serial Number 4437, to flatten an L-shaped stainless steel sheet, 6-in. by 3-in. by 1.25-in., 12 gauge. As he put the bent part on the die by using his left hand and he pressed down the foot bar to bring the ram down, when the part slipped and his left hand got caught between the metal sheet and the base of the press brake causing amputation of his left index, middle and ring finger. The employee was hospitalized and treated for fingers amputation.
Keywords: amputated, press brake, finger, machine operator, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313512881 Hospitalized injury Amputation Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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