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Accident: 737981 - Power Press Amputated Two Fingers Of Maintenance Employee

Accident: 737981 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 01/07/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10426820602/04/19872531Johnson Controls, Inc., Hoover Auto Division
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASSISTING A MAINTENANCE MECHANIC IN THE REMOVAL OF A JAM IN A POWER PRESS. THE PRESS CYCLED AND AMPUTATED THE SECOND AND THIRD FINGERS ON EMPLOYEE #1'S RIGHT HAND. HIS HAND WAS IN THE DIE WHEN THE PRESS CYCLED.
Keywords: die, maintenance, amputated, power press, finger, jammed, lockout, point of operation, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104268206 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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