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Accident: 99053.015 - Employee Sustains Partial Finger Amputation In Press Brake D

Accident: 99053.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 09/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264197.01509/15/2017Pro-Spot International, Inc.
At 7:10 a.m. on September 28, 2017, Employee #1, a machine operator, was using a n Amanda Press Brake, manufacturing small parts from sheet metal. He had manufac tured approximately 60 -70 parts, following the new procedures that he had been trained on in August, holding the small piece of material with the holding tools to keep his fingers away from the danger area. As he proceeded, the employee fo rgot to use the tool to hold the material and placed his finger too close to the upper die of the press brake. He suffered a crushing injury to his left index f inger, which resulted in the loss of the tip of the finger. Employee #1 was tran sported to a nearby hospital, where he remained for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, crushed, die, finger, inattention, machinist, press brake
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1264197.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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