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Accident: 170870356 - Employee'S Hand Is Crushed By Punch Press

Accident: 170870356 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 07/03/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12573057201/24/20023432Bowsmith Inc
At approximately 7:00 a.m. on July 3, 2001, Employee #1, a machine operator, was operating a punch press for punching rubber diaphragms, when his left hand became caught under the block of the machine. His hand was crushed, which resulted in a laceration to his hand. Employee #1 was taken to a local hospital, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: caught between, crushed, laceration, punch press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125730572 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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