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Accident: 998088 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated During Press Maintenance

Accident: 998088 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 08/12/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10452411109/18/19873644Hoffman Engineering Company
Employee #1 was attempting to move a die on a part revolution punch press. The machine was on and in automatic mode, with the guard removed. When the die was moved, a micro switch tripped the press. Two of Employee #1's fingers were amputated and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, finger, work rules, lockout, punch press, unguarded, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104524111 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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