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Accident: 97781.015 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated By Machine Punch

Accident: 97781.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 06/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1242602.01506/26/2017Fimm Usa, Inc.
On June 26, 2017, an employee was checking with his finger if the plug was seate d properly on a broom tube handle. The employee activated the machine punch whil e a light curtain was bypassed causing the machine to cycle a punch through the employee's right index finger tip. The employee's right fingertip was amputated. However, he was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, lockout/tagout, machine guarding, punch press, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1242602.015 39 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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