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Accident: 976928 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Point Of Operation

Accident: 976928 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 03/15/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10795651803/20/19893495Mid-West Spring And Stamping
At approximately 7:00 a.m. on March 15, 1989, Employee #1 was starting to run production on a Lausbaugh Jordan 18 ton full-revolution punch press machine #532. When he turned his head, he tripped the press with his foot without realizing that his right index finger was in the point of operation. The fatty tip of his finger was pinched off. Employee #1 was hospitalized, treated, and released.
Keywords: amputated, finger, point of operation, punch press, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107956518 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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