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Accident: 170177398 - Employee'S Fingers Crushed By Die

Accident: 170177398 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/10/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
Employee #1 was changing a die in a machine that was operated by an unguarded foot switch. As she moved, she accidentally stepped on the foot switch and the machine crushed her fingers. The unguarded foot switch has been replaced with a guarded foot switch.
Keywords: die, finger, work rules, foot control, crushed, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112166541 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous precision metal workers

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