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Accident: 943209 - Employee'S Finger Amputated In Punch Press Accident

Accident: 943209 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 05/12/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1850830906/20/19893469Acme Nameplate & Manufacturing, Inc.
On May 12, 1989, Employee #1 was operating a bliss punch press, Serial Number H-23883. Employee #1 reached under the front of the guard to slide a part back when he accidentally stepped on the foot pedal causing the press to activate. That resulted in amputation of the middle finger to the first joint and the tip of the ring finger on her left hand.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, foot-powered press, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18508309 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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