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Accident: 980938 - Employee Finger Tips Amputated By Trim Press

Accident: 980938 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 09/29/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10793704711/07/19893082Mullinix Packages Inc
At 6:15 p.m. on September 16, 1989, Employee #1 was packing thermal trays when she was not looking where she was putting her left hand. She reached into a material port of the Lyle Development trim press, Serial Number MM 2301, and put her fingers into the trim press point of operation. Employee #1 had the tips of her ring finger and middle finger amputated at the back of the fingernails on her left hand. She was treated and released.
Keywords: amputated, finger, punch press, hand, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107937047 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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