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Accident: 170695027 - Employee'S Hand Crushed In Molding Machine

Accident: 170695027 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 10/31/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11199368911/08/19913825Control Products Corp.
Employee #1, of Control Products Co., was operating a mini injector machine, serial #2475 AHAGS. The machine was hung up on a compressed molded part. Employee #1 reached with his left hand between the mold compression plates to remove the defective part but inadvertently hit the safety gate switch with his body. The machine indexed on automatic and crushed his left hand. Employee #1 required hospitalization. The machine was not locked or blocked.
Keywords: blocks, molding machine, equipment operator, jammed, lockout, crushed, hand, inattention, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111993689 Hospitalized injury Other Misc. metal,plastic,stone&glass-working mach. op's

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