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Accident: 111549.015 - Employee Crushes Hand And Fractures Several Fingers When Cau

Accident: 111549.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 11/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1363832.01512/04/2018Sound Seal, Inc.

At 3:40 p.m. on November 26, 2018, an employee was bending channels on a part me asuring approximately 9 inches x 111 inches that weighed approximately 20 lbs wh en a part shifted in the lower die. The employee attempted to catch the part an d stepped on a foot pedal, activating the ram and lowered it, crushing his hand. The employee also fractured his wrist and several fingers. The employee was h ospitalized.

Keywords: caught between, crushed, die, finger, fracture, hand, press, ram, wrist

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1363832.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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