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Accident: 94444.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Clearing Jam From Die Machine

Accident: 94444.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 02/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1215264.01503/24/2017Ajm Packaging Corporation
At 6:00 p.m. on February 27, 2017, an employee was removing scrap from a jammed die machine while it was still running. As he reached his right hand under the s crap chute, the employee's right thumb was amputated just below the first joint.
Keywords: amputation, caught by, die blades, finger, guard, lockout/tagout, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1215264.015 19 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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