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Accident: 101520.015 - Employee Sustains Crushing Injuries In A Punch Press

Accident: 101520.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/21/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1249791.01507/25/2017Wilbur Curtis Co., Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on July 21, 2017, an employee was working for a firm engaged in the commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing. He was setting up die #530 in a Cincinnati C0027 punch press. The set-up operation included the cleanu p of the die surface prior to running the machine. The Cincinnati C0027's air cu shion was not turned off and locked out or blocked out during the set-up operati ons. The machine went into motion, and the employee sustained crushing injuries to his arm. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, caught between, crushed, die, die safety device, lockout, point of operation, press, press operator, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1249791.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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