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Accident: 942755 - Employee'S Finger Tip Amputated In Punch Press Accident

Accident: 942755 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 05/10/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1856212406/06/19893499Accuride, Inc.
On May 10, 1989, Employee #1 was running a punch press. Attached to a pull back strap, Employee #1's left hand's ring finger with ring attached became caught by a part as the machine cycled and his hands were pulled back. Employee #1's little finger tip was severed and the ring finger was crushed.
Keywords: pull back device, severed, finger, ring, caught by, crushed, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18562124 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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