Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 114063.015 - Press Brake Operator Fractures Fingers When Caught In Press

Accident: 114063.015 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 02/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1382096.01502/28/2019Universal Air & Gas Products Corp.
At 2:30 p.m. on February 25, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that desig ned and manufactured air and gas compressor, filtration, and drying systems. He was operating a press brake to make intricate parts. He had been working for app roximately four hours. As he was engaging the foot pedal, his foot slipped. Whil e his hand was (or hands were) in the point of operation, the press brake came d own on four fingers. The employee sustained fractures in his fingers. The narrat ive did not say whether or not he was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught between, caught in, finger, foot control, foot pedal, foot-powered press, fracture, machine operator, nip point, press brake
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1382096.015 25 M Non Hospitalized injury Sheet metal worker apprentices

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close