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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 cleanup of the die surface prior to running the machine. The Cincinnati C0027's air cushion was not turned off and locked out or blocked out during the set-up operations. The machine went into motion, and the employee sustained crushing injuries to his arm. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: point of operation, arm, crushed, die safety device, lockout, die, caught between, punch press, press, press operator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1249791.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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