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Accident: 170903645 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught In Die Cast Machine

Accident: 170903645 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 03/06/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11976565903/15/19963353Strand Art Co.
At approximately 8:00 p.m. on March 6, 1996, Employee #1, of the Strand Art Company, Monrovia, CA, was removing a part from a Chicago die cast machine, model 1502, serial #2038. The interlocking device failed and the die moved while Employee #1's hand was in the machine. He sustained a laceration and a serious burn to his right hand.
Keywords: burn, die, interlock, equipment failure, caught between, laceration, point of operation, die casting machine, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119765659 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Molding and casting machine operators

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