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Accident: 14568224 - Employee'S Arm Caught In Power Press

Accident: 14568224 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/26/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10543484902/02/19873546The Singer Company-Motor Products Division
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS LINING UP THE DIE ON A NIAGARA PARTIAL REVOLUTION POWER PRESS (110 TON, SERIAL #37650). AS HE ATTEMPTED TO CLEAN THE FACE OF THE RAM WITH HIS HAND HE ACCIDENTALLY HIT THE PROTECTED FOOT PEDAL, CAUSING THE PRESS TO CYCLE. THE PRESS CAUGHT EMPLOYEE'S #1 ARM BETWEEN THE RAM AND THE DIE. HE SUFFERED A BONE FRACTURE.
Keywords: die, fracture, power press, cleaning, foot control, point of operation, arm, unguarded, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105434849 Hospitalized injury Fracture Punching and stamping press machine operators

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