Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14490312 - Employee'S Arm Mutilated In Milling Machine

Accident: 14490312 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 11/14/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10017850811/18/19863714Trayer Products, Inc.
AT APPROXIMATELY 2 PM ON NOVEMBER 14, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING THE #10 MILLING MACHINE AT THE TRAYER PRODUCTS COMPANY IN ELMIRA, NEW YORK. FOR UNKNOWN REASONS, SHE REACHED ACROSS THE MACHINE IN THE AREA BETWEEN THE CARRIAGE AND THE FRONT GUARD. THE LOOSE SLEEVED SMOCK SHE WAS WEARING BECAME CAUGHT IN THE TEETH OF THE TWO (2) ROTATING CUTTING BLADES OF THE MACHINE. HER RIGHT ARM WAS PULLED INTO THE WORKING ENVELOPE OF THE MACHINE AND SEVERED JUST ABOVE THE WRIST.
Keywords: clothing, rotating parts, amputated, work rules, point of operation, mech mat handling, arm, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100178508 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close