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Accident: 14568216 - Employee'S Hand Amputated In Molding Machine

Accident: 14568216 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/05/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10543482301/13/19873089Sewell Plastics Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CLEANING A NISSEI STRETCH BLOW MOLDING MACHINE, TYPE A5B6 50 EXII, SERIAL NUMBER 866 53 56, LOCATED IN THE MOLDING INJECTION DEPARTMENT. THE MACHINE CYCLED AND CAUGHT EMPLOYEE #1'S RIGHT HAND, PULLING IT INTO THE MACHINE. THE EMPLOYEE SUFFERED A PARTIAL AMPUTATION OF HIS RIGHT HAND (LEAVING THE THUMB AND SOME PALM). THE MACHINE DOOR WAS EQUIPPED WITH AN INTERLOCK, BUT IT HAD BEEN BYPASSED WITH A JUMPER WIRE.
Keywords: amputated, molding machine, work rules, cleaning, caught by, interlock, lockout, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105434823 Hospitalized injury Amputation Extruding and forming machine operators

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