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Accident: 96808.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Caught In And Amputated By Power Press

Accident: 96808.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 06/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244265.01506/29/2017Badger Ladder, Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on June 21, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a scaffold supplier, was installing a pump jack scaffold at a construction site. He was riveting scaffolding poles when the mechanical power press used in the riveting process cycled while his left index finger was under the die. His finger was caught and crushed. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the partial amputation of his finger.
Keywords: power press, machine guarding, amputation, installing, finger, pump jack scaffold, caught between, construction, die, rivet press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1244265.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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