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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 316345214 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated In A Power Press

Accident: 316345214 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 10/15/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31634521410/17/20123469Tru-Form Industries, Inc.
At approximately 12:15 p.m. on October 15, 2012, Employee #1 was operating a power press. The employee was feeding stock into a 45-ton Toledo gap-frame press (Serial Number 20013) from left to right. Vertical wire members guarded the point of operation. Employee #1 reached through the wire guard to feed the stock with his left hand and his thumb and index finger was caught in the point of operation. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for an amputation of his thumb and index finger. The employee was later released.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, caught by, thumb, caught between, point of operation, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316345214 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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