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Accident: 171054836 - Employee'S Finger Crushed In Bender Machine

Accident: 171054836 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 12/20/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12676567612/23/19963949Icon Health & Fitness
Employee #1 worked on a steel tech day crew that rotated doing different jobs on different machines each day. On the morning of the accident, he had been assigned to use an Eagle bender, model EPT 75, serial #95-921. Employee #1 placed a square metal tube (#129510) in the bender and started the unit. The second bender clamp, which came in from the side, caught his left middle finger. Employee #1's finger was crushed between the tube and the bender clamp, and the skin was pulled off.
Keywords: finger, work rules, roller--mach/part, bending machine, caught between, crushed, skin, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126765676 Hospitalized injury Fracture Punching and stamping press machine operators

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