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Accident: 106193.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Fractured When Struck By Machine Ram

Accident: 106193.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 12/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285192.01512/27/2017Allfast Fastening Systems, Inc.
At 1:40 p.m. on December 11, 2017, Employee #1 was setting up a header machine, introducing a cut off blank inside the machine, with his left hand. The employee had his foot on the brake pedal, but the machine was not de-energized. As the employee lifted his foot off of the brake pedal, the machine ram proceeded forwa rd, striking his left hand ring finger. Employee #1 suffered an open proximal ph alanx fracture and extensor tendon laceration to his left hand ring finger and w as hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: brake, finger, foot control, fracture, laceration, lockout, ram, struck by, tendon
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1285192.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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