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Accident: 14455133 - Thumb & Fingers Caught In Die Of Foot-Powered Press

Accident: 14455133 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 06/12/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10192713506/12/19863714Hoof Products Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RUNNING A FOOT-POWERED PRESS, ASSEMBLING OIL PUMPS, WHEN SHE PLACED HER THUMB BETWEEN THE DIE AND THE PART. SHE KICKED THE PRESS, DISLOCATING THE KNUCKLE ON HER RIGHT THUMB. EMPLOYEE #2 WAS RUNNING THE SAME TYPE OF PRESS, PRESSING PARTS FOR ASSEMBLY. A PART BECAME STUCK IN THE DIE. AS SHE WAS TRYING TO REMOVE THE STUCK PART, SHE INADVERTENTLY KICKED THE PRESS, SMASHING THREE FINGERS BETWEEN THE DIE AND THE PART.
Keywords: finger, thumb, crushed, foot-powered press, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101927135 Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Assemblers
2 101927135 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Assemblers

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