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Accident: 903450 - Employee'S Fingers Lacerated In Punch Press

Accident: 903450 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/30/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11496278004/06/19923469Hoosier Stamping & Manufacturing Corporation
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on March 30, 1992, Employee #1 was operating a Johnson punch press #53225. He was removing an 8 in. diameter part with his right hand when the press cycled. Approximately 4 in. of the part was out of the die when the ram came down, bending the part upward and catching three fingers of his right hand between the part and the die. The three fingers were lacerated, requiring a total of 10 stitches. He was not hospitalized. Pull out devices were attached to the operator's hands.
Keywords: pull back device, die, finger, work rules, caught by, equipment failure, laceration, punch press, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114962780 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Punching and stamping press machine operators

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