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Accident: 14449490 - Employee Injured When Caught In Die Of Machine

Accident: 14449490 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 06/23/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10450755306/27/19863365Strite Anderson Manufacturing Company
Employee #1 was removing excess aluminum from the die of an aluminum die caster when a short circuit in the wiring caused the machine to bypass the operator controls and close on him. The machine did not have a safeguard mechanism to prevent die closure when the machine cycled inadvertently.
Keywords: work rules, caught between, point of operation, die casting machine, mech malfunction, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104507553 Hospitalized injury Fracture Molding and casting machine operators

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