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Accident: 170608145 - Employee'S Hand Fractured When Steel Plate Breaks

Accident: 170608145 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/06/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979562301/09/19973441Stockton Steel The Herrick Corp
On September 6, 1996, Employee #1, a press brake operator, was a 350 ton, 10 ft wide Cincinnati press brake to bend a 1 in. thick by 10 in. wide by 38 in. long steel plate. The plate broke and struck his left hand, causing multiple fractures. The plate apparently broke because too narrow a reel die was used.
Keywords: steel plate, die, fracture, press brake, work rules, roller--mach/part, bending machine, struck by, press operator, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119795623 Hospitalized injury Fracture Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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