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Accident: 830364 - Employee'S Fingertips Amputated By Punch Press

Accident: 830364 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 11/22/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10337804811/22/19943444Dayton United Metal Spinners, Inc.
Employee #1 was working on a full-revolution punch press. He had been working on the job for over 60 days. During that entire time, there had been no guard on the press, which was operated by foot pedal. Employee #1 had to reach into the die to place and remove parts. The employee's foot slipped on a non-skid pedal pad, causing the press to activate on his right hand and amputate the tips of the 2nd and 3rd fingers.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, slip, foot-powered press, press operator, punch press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103378048 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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