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Accident: 127861.015 - Employee Incurs Lacerations And Fractures While Using Mechan

Accident: 127861.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 07/14/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1484014.01507/17/2020Automation Tool & Die
At 9:30 a.m. on July 14, 2020, an employee was operating a mechanical power pres s. The employee was utilizing the press in automatic mode after switching from t wo-hand palm controls. The employee entered the press and die area after the pre ss completed 3 of the 6 passes. A metal object had been stuck in the die around a sensor area. When the employee removed the object from the sensor area, the pr ess completed its cycle of three additional hits. The light curtains at the time of the incident were not functional. The employee was admitted and treated at the hospital for multiple fractures and lacerations to the hand and wrist area.
Keywords: arm, crushing, die, finger, fracture, hand, laceration, light curtain, power press, stuck, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1484014.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Pressing machine operators

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