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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 92687.015 - Employee Catches Hand In Punch Press And Amputates Four Fing

Accident: 92687.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 01/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1206816.01501/31/2017Higgins Supply Company, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on January 24, 2017, an employee was running parts in a punch press . The employee removed a part from the punch press which broke and the press co ntinued to cycle. The broken part caught the employee's hand within the punch press and amputated four fingers from their left hand. The employee was not hosp italized.
Keywords: amputated, die, finger, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1206816.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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