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Accident: 202657417 - Employee Amputates Fingers When Hand Contacts Punch Press

Accident: 202657417 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/24/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31666934002/27/20133446Ramcast Ornamental Supply Company, Inc.
On January 24, 2013, Employee #1, a mechanic, was finishing up repairing a punch press used to make the tips of fences. The employee was using a Niagara machine, 3.5 (Serial Number 31818). The employee slipped and his hand accidently entered the point of operation of the press. The punch press went down amputating the employee's left index and middle fingers. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for injuries to index and middle fingers. The employee was later released
Keywords: amputated, repair, finger, mechanic, slip, caught by, point of operation, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316669340 Hospitalized injury Amputation Specified mechanics and repairers

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