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Accident: 93918.015 - Employee Fractures Arm When Clearing Press Die

Accident: 93918.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 03/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1217534.01503/15/2017United Rotary Brush Corporation

At 12:00 p.m. on March 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a rotary products manuf acturer, was engaged in production activities. A wafer became stuck in a convol uted press die. As he attempted to remove the wafer, the press came down on his arm. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the ho spital. He was admitted and treated for an arm fracture.

Keywords: arm, die, fracture, machine guarding, press, press brake, press operator, stuck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1217534.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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