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Accident: 170733786 - Employee'S Fingers Crushed In Punch Press

Accident: 170733786 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 08/22/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11984756408/24/19923993Ross Nameplate
On August 22, 1992, Employee #1, of Ross Nameplate, was operating a punch press that required him to reach into the point of operation to feed stock against the guide. The punch press is equipped with an anti-repeat device. The employee had been operating the punch press for several hours when suddenly, the machine double tripped, crushing the employee's fingers. Employee #1 sustained lacerations and fractures to his left index and middle fingers. The employee was transported to Garfield Hospital, Garfield, CA. He was treated and released.
Keywords: fracture, finger, crushed, laceration, point of operation, punch press, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119847564 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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