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Accident: 759050 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated/Crushed In Punch Press

Accident: 759050 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 05/19/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10859813705/29/19903499Carlisle Tar And Rubber Wheel Plant
At 6:30 p.m. on May 19, 1990, Employee #1 was operating a #6 Federal 125-ton punch press. She was equipped with her pull backs (safeties). She was placing wheel rims onto the die plate when she leaned against the unguarded palm buttons, activating the press. Her fingers were trapped between the part and the bottom of the die. Her left little finger was amputated at the second joint and her ring finger was crushed.
Keywords: die, amputated, hand control, finger, equipment failure, crushed, point of operation, punch press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108598137 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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