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Accident: 96590.015 - Employee Is Caught In Punch Press And Amputates Fingers

Accident: 96590.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 05/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1242368.01506/23/2017Pacific Metal Stampings, Inc.
At 4:15 p.m. on May 25, 2017, an employee was using the punch press to produce m etal stampings. The employee reached within the die of Punch Press 34 to remove a jammed part without de-energizing the machine. As a result, the ram came down on employees fingers, amputating them.
Keywords: amputation, die, finger, jammed, lockout/tagout, punch press, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242368.015 67 F Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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