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Accident: 170250443 - Employee'S Hand Crushed By Crankshaft

Accident: 170250443 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 09/05/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11147692509/08/19925084Conveyor Manufacturing Co Inc
Employee #1 was setting up a Bliss 10 ton, full-revolution punch press. When he installed the die, he did not secure it tightly enough. When Employee #1 started the press to punch holes, the die dropped and snapped the crankshaft, which dropped and crushed his right hand.
Keywords: die, unsecured, crushed, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111476925 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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