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Accident: 79595.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Adjusting Press Die

Accident: 79595.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 08/12/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1086404.01508/20/2015Midwest Fabricating Co.
At 4:30 p.m. on August 12, 2015, Employee #1 was adjusting a die in Press 145. T he employee loosened the top die and attempted to twist it. Employee #1's hand s lipped and the top die fell, amputating the left middle finger. The employee was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, die cutting press, finger, mechanical power press, press, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1086404.015 25 M Hospitalized injury

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