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Accident: 101110.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Crushed In A Press Brake And Is Later A

Accident: 101110.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 11/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279986.01511/30/2017Carl Fisher Co., Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on November 28, 2017, Employee #1 was operating a press brake with a stack of 16 gauge metal on an adjacent table. The stack of metal tipped and b egan to fall. The employee braced himself against the press to try to stop the metal from falling. As the stack of metal fell, it activated the press. The emp loyee's finger was in the point of operation and was crushed by the press. Emplo yee #1 was hospitalized and his left pinky was amputated.
Keywords: amputation, crushing, falling object, finger, machine guarding, metal sheet, point of operation, press brake, struck against
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1279986.015 46 M Non Hospitalized injury Sheet metal workers

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