Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200340917 - Employee Loses Finger In Press Brake Accident

Accident: 200340917 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 05/05/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31317738804/06/20103599Schaffer Specialty Welding, Inc.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on May 5, 2010, Employee #1, a press brake operator, suffered a partial amputation of the little and ring fingers of the right hand while bending a tempered abrasion resistent steel piece part on a Amada press brake. Employee #1's right hand was located between the top edge of the piece part and the frame of the press brake. A failure of the lower die bolts due to improper set-up of the die blocks and die holders resulted in the part shifting suddenly forward toward the machine housing of the press brake.
Keywords: amputated, press brake, finger, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313177388 Hospitalized injury Amputation Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.