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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99053.015 Event: 09/28/2017Employee Sustains Partial Finger Amputation In Press Brake D
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
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1264197.015 Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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