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Accident: 99518.015 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 99518.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 10/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267591.01510/04/2017Brunner International Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on October 2, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that manufac tured motor vehicle brake systems. He was using a punch press to form a steel ro d. The punch press malfunctioned, causing the part to change position quickly. T he employee's finger was pinched in the presss back stop. He sustained the ampu tation of the tip of his right thumb.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, equipment operator, mech malfunction, point of operation, punch press, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1267591.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Forging machine operators

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