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Accident: 19316.015 - Employee Suffers Crushing And Burn Injuries, When Caught Bet

Accident: 19316.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 06/15/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
470520.01506/15/2012The Chicago Faucet Company
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on June 15, 2012, an employee was utilizing a metal rod to dislodge metal from the uptake hole on the melting pot for a die casting machine. The head to the die casting machine moved and pinned the employee betwe en the melting pot and the head. The employee suffered contusions and burns to h is legs and groin area. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuri es.
Keywords: caught between, die casting machine, heat, machine guarding, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 470520.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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