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Accident: 14560270 - Fingers Amputated In Molding Machine

Accident: 14560270 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 02/26/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1793124702/26/19873089Plastic Packaging Corp.
EMPLOYEE #1, A LINE MECHANIC, WAS REMOVING PLASTIC FROM THE DIE OF A HORIZONTAL INJECTION MOLDING MACHINE. THE DIE CLOSED ON HIS FINGERS, AMPUTATING SEVERAL OF THEM. ONE OF THE SAFETY DEVICES WAS BYPASSED AND THE OTHER TWO WERE OUT OF ADJUSTMENT.
Keywords: die, amputated, finger, molding machine, work rules, mechanic
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17931247 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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