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Accident: 98367.015 - Employee Catches Finger In Die-Set Nip Point And Amputates F

Accident: 98367.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1257078.01508/22/2017Dekalb Tool & Die, Inc
At 3:00 a.m. on August 11, 2017, an employee was manufacturing peg board hooks. The employee's fingertip from his left hand was caught and crushed in an unguar ded die-set and the foot pedal was pressed. The employee's fingertip was amputat ed and the employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, die cutting press, finger, machine guarding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257078.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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