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Accident: 92928.015 - EmployeeS Fingertip Is Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 92928.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/01/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1207277.01501/11/2017Foundry Equipment Company
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on December 1, 2016, Employee #1 was holding a piece of angle iron to be punched by a coworker. Employee #1s finger was between the angle iron and the work platform. When the punch pressed on the angle iron it crushed Employee #1s ring finger amputating the tip. Employee #1 was not hospi talized.
Keywords: amputation, caught in, crushing, finger, machine guarding, press, punch press, work platform
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1207277.015 48 M Non Hospitalized injury Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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