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Accident: 170184626 - Employee'S Fingers Caught In Press Blade

Accident: 170184626 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 03/01/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11211930005/19/19922796Crescent Metal Products

Employee #1, of Crescent Metal Products, was using a press brake to bend a metal part for fabrication. He was holding the metal part on the die against a back stopper. As the press brake blade came down, the metal part slipped, drawing his left hand toward the press. Three of Employee #1's left fingers became caught between the die and the press blade. Employee #1 required hospitalization. Crescent Metal Products, was cited for a serious violation of 4206(a) and was assessed a $700 penalty.

Keywords: die, press brake, finger, work rules, slip, caught between, point of operation, blade, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112119300 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Hand molding, casting, and forming occupations

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