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Accident: 14223663 - Thumb Crushed In Power Press

Accident: 14223663 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/16/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
272763409/16/19853444Elixir Industries Aluminum Extrusion Div
AT APPROXIMATELY 10:10 AM ON AUGUST 16, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A ROUSELLE PRESS (SERIAL # 26640), SHAPING REAR SEAT SUPPORT BRACKETS FOR HUMMERS. HE WAS HOLDING THE PART IN PLACE WITH HIS LEFT HAND. HIS LEFT THUMB WAS CAUGHT IN THE DIE AND CRUSHED WHEN HE TRIPPED THE PRESS BY PUSHING ON A GUARDED FOOT PEDAL. THE DIE WAS UNGUARDED.
Keywords: die, power press, thumb, crushed, point of operation, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2727634 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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