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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170107742 - Employee'S Thumb And Finger Injured In Power Press

Accident: 170107742 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 08/27/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11494650209/25/19923495Mathew-Warren Manufacturing Company
At 11:15 a.m. on August 27, 1992, Employee #1 was operating a Clausing 22-ton, part- revolution mechanical power press, serial #53-1144, inventory #122-G-05 in the press area of department 52 of Mathew-Warren, Inc., in Logansport, IN. Employee #1 placed a Chrysler ring in the machine's point of operation, and activated it by pressing the two-hand button control. As he attempted to retrieve the part from the die, the press double tripped, catching his right thumb and forefinger. Employee #1's thumb was fractured and his forefinger was lacerated.
Keywords: fracture, power press, finger, thumb, two-hand control, laceration, point of operation, press operator, mech malfunction, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114946502 Non Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Punching and stamping press machine operators

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