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Accident: 101996.015 - Press Brake Operator Fractures Hand When Caught In Press

Accident: 101996.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 01/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1286336.01501/05/2018Sweet Manufacturing Company
At 8:55 a.m. on January 2, 2018, an employee was working for a manufacturer of c onveyors and conveying equipment. He was operating a 1,745-kilonewton (175-ton) Cincinnati Model Number 175PF10 hydraulic press brake to run parts. He was ben ding a 25-millimeter (1-inch) flange bend on both sides of a piece of galvanized steel. The piece was 1.80 meters (71 inches) long and 140 millimeters (5.5 inch es) wide. His left hand slipped between the upper die and the piece being run. H is hand was caught between the die and the piece. He sustained four fractures in his left hand. He was hospitalized overnight.
Keywords: caught in, crushed, die, equipment operator, fracture, hand, hydraulic press, press brake
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1286336.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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