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Accident: 200053957 - Two Employees Catch Finger In Press, Receive Injuries

Accident: 200053957 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 01/20/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31406085606/01/20115092Oriental Trading Company
At approximately 3:35 a.m. on January 20, 2011, Employee #1 was operating a foil press. Employee #2 was operating the same foil press at approximately 5:45 a.m. on May 5, 2011. As both employees performed tasks on the press, they caught the middle finger of their right hand in the point of operation, sustaining crushing injuries and contusions. Employee #1 and #2 were transported to a medical facility, where they were treated and released. In both instances, the employer immediately pulled the machine out of service.
Keywords: finger, crushed, point of operation, nip point, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314060856 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 314060856 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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