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Accident: 96884.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Ram And Die Of Manual Pres

Accident: 96884.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 06/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1244942.01507/05/2017Ferber Sheet Metal Works, Inc.
At approximately 4:52 p.m. on June 28, 2017, an employee was assisting the posit ioning and support of a sheet of metal being fed into an edge radius turning mac hine. When directed to remove the foot pedal from an energized press brake, the employee inadvertently place his hand on the die and pressed the foot pedal rath er than lifting up on it to remove it. The ram and die of the manual press brake crushed and amputated the employee's right pinky finger for which he was hospit alized.
Keywords: amputated, caught in, die, finger, machine guarding, press brake, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1244942.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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