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Accident: 202654257 - Punch Press Operator Sustains Amputation When Press Actuates

Accident: 202654257 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 03/06/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31688822103/07/20133671Thomas & Betts Corp. Dba Jennings Technology Inc.
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 6, 2013, an employee was working as a punch press operator for a manufacturer of electronic components. He was operating a Johnson full revolution power punch press running blank-out copper cans. The employee was using pullout devices. When the press started a cycle, the top die pinned the employee's finger. He sustained a partial amputation of the ring finger on his left hand.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, metal shop, caught between, point of operation, tongs, press operator, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316888221 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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