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Accident: 170731764 - Employees Injured When Caught Between Die Molds

Accident: 170731764 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 06/13/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11222975206/19/19953353F C Enterprises
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on June 13, 1995, Employee #1, of F.C. Enterprises, Monrovia, CA, was working on an American Die Casting Machine #2, model #150Z. He attempted to change a nozzle on the machine without using lockout/blockout procedures. He accidentally hit the switch and his left hand became caught between the die molds. He suffered burns and was hospitalized. After investigation, the employer was cited for a serious violation of T8CCR 3314(a). Other violations were found and the employer was cited accordingly.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, work rules, lockout, caught between, die casting machine, hand, mold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112229752 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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