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Accident: 817692 - Employee Amputates Finger In Point Of Operation

Accident: 817692 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 04/19/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11321130404/19/19933544Peasley Die Casting Incorporated
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11321131204/19/19937361Labor Force Of America, Inc.
Employee #1 was operating a hydraulic power press to trim castings. The press was actuated by two-hand controls. Employee #1 was removing a part and replacing it with another when the press cycled and his right hand was caught in the point of operation. His finger was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, two-hand control, hand, power press, finger, caught by, point of operation, hydraulic press, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 113211304 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
2 113211312 Occupation Not Listed

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