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Accident: 170061543 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught In Punch Press

Accident: 170061543 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 09/26/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12527725110/09/19953446Gelco, Inc. Of Southern Pines
Employee #1 was operating a punch press used to cut strips of copper when he saw that a piece of copper had become hung up in the die. He was reaching into the die's point of operation when he inadvertently stepped on the activation pedal and the machine cycled. Employee #1's hand and fingers were pinched under a spring-loaded plate.
Keywords: power press, finger, work rules, lockout, crushed, point of operation, foot-powered press, press operator, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125277251 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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