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Accident: 106620.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Injured When Struck By Press Hammer

Accident: 106620.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 7:50 pm. on February 13, 2018, an employee was using a 4000 lb Erie foundry h ammer (model number: 3602) to form a part. During work, the hammer came down and hit the employee in the upper portion of his right leg. The incident investigat ion determined that the punch had flown to the side and through an opening in th e guard, allowing it to strike the employee. The employee was hospitalized and t reated for his injuries.
Keywords: flying object, guard, leg, punch press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1295642.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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