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Accident: 170739791 - Employee'S Arm Amputated In Injection Molding Machine

Accident: 170739791 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 11/17/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11990518011/21/19953083American International
At approximately 12:15 p.m. on November 17, 1995, Employee #1 was operating an injection molding machine at the American International Pacific Industries Corporation, a manufacturer of plastic products. He was reaching through an opening in the point of operation guard to remove a piece of material when the machine cycled, amputating his lower right arm. Employee #1 was transported to Pleasant Valley Hospital; he was then transferred to Los Angeles County General Hospital, where he was treated and released. As of January 10, 1996, Employee #1 had not returned to work. The safety glass was missing from the opening in the guard
Keywords: amputated, guard, molding machine, work rules, forearm, point of operation, arm, press operator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119905180 Hospitalized injury Amputation Molding and casting machine operators

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