Accident Report Detail
Accident: 117300.015 - Employee Amputates Three Fingers Operating Unguarded Press
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1410003.015||06/21/2019||Texas Pride Trailers, Llc|
At 3:15 p.m. on June 19, 2019, an employee was operating a Di-Acro Model 55-8 Pr ess Brake fabricating approximately three hundred triangular 12 inch by 9 inch b y 9 inch metal fender steps. The employee was hand feeding the steps into the pr ess brake. While holding a 9 inch side of a step with both hands making a bend, the unguarded die came down on his left hand. The press brake is operated with e ither a foot pedal or a two-hand control device. The foot pedal was being used b ecause of the size of the part. The employee amputated his index, ring and middl e finger and was hospitalized.
|1||1410003.015||56||M||Hospitalized injury||Pressing machine operators|