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Accident: 699538 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated By Closing Die

Accident: 699538 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 05/22/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10259444705/22/19953496The C M Products Company
Employee #1 was operating a specially-made horizontal bender. He was able to reach over the light curtain. While reaching over the light curtain into the point of operation, Employee #1 inadvertently tripped the machine by the foot pedal The die closed and caught three fingers on his right hand. Those fingers were partially amputated.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, work rules, bending machine, point of operation, struck by, light curtain, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102594447 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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