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Accident: 14286611 - Employee'S Thumb Crushed By Descending Ram

Accident: 14286611 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 01/18/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11287536401/18/19953679Deutsch Relays, Inc.
Employee #1 was removing a die from a 45 ton part-revolution punch press. The press was not isolated from all energy sources (electric and pneumatic), although the employee reports that it was turned off. While he was moving the die, the ram came down and crushed the employee's left thumb.
Keywords: work rules, thumb, lockout, crushed, point of operation, press operator, punch press, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112875364 Hospitalized injury Fracture Not specified mechanics and repairers

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