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Accident: 829507 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Press

Accident: 829507 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/22/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10425145905/22/19903536Midwest Industries, Inc.
Employee #1 was operating a full revolution mechanical power press that was not equipped with point of operation guarding. He was using stops to tell when to quit feeding strips. His hand was on the other side of the strip, hidden from his view. Employee #1 activated the foot pedal, amputating the third finger on his right hand.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, obstructed view, work rules, foot control, point of operation, unguarded, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104251459 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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