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Accident: 670737 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Punch Press

Accident: 670737 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/15/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10406363109/22/19883544Cullip Tool And Die Inc
At approximately 7:00 p.m. on August 15, 1988, Employee #1 was operating a full-revolution punch press with two hand trips. When he reached into the point of operation to free a stuck part, the press tripped on its own, catching his right hand. His middle, index, and ring fingers were amputated.
Keywords: amputated, finger, stuck, point of operation, press operator, punch press, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104063631 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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