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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 manufactured motor vehicle brake systems. He was using a punch press to form a steel rod. The punch press malfunctioned, causing the part to change position quickly. The employee's finger was pinched in the presss back stop. He sustained the amputation of the tip of his right thumb.
Keywords: point of operation, equipment operator, mech malfunction, amputation, caught by, punch press, thumb, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1267591.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Forging machine operators

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