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Accident: 99589.015 - Employee Is Aligning Steel Material And Amputates Fingertip

Accident: 99589.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/26/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267884.01510/06/2017Dennen Steel Corp
At 8:30 p.m. on September 26, 2017, an employee was feeding steel from steel coi l into the die to get it ready to run parts. The employee placed her left middl e finger into a hole in the die to align the steel that had bunched up in the pr ess. The employee amputated her fingertip when the steel sprung forward and str uck her. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, die, finger, material handling, mechanical power press, press, steel, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1267884.015 42 F Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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