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Accident: 969345 - Employee Suffers Traumatic Amputation In Punch Press

Accident: 969345 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 02/02/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12385963903/28/19943444Weskco Industries, Inc.
Employee #1 was punching the end notch in a left soil table assembly. He was at the operating position of the punch press, Minster #6, Serial #6-9757. He sustained fractured and crushed bones in his left hand, traumatic amputation of three fingers and a portion of his index finger, and suffered nerve damage. There was no point of operation guard.
Keywords: fracture, amputated, finger, guard, work rules, crushed, point of operation, punch press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123859639 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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