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Accident: 200690360 - Employee Fractured Hand In Mold Dies

Accident: 200690360 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 12/14/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30403962101/02/20013089Astro Company, A Div. Of Ralphco, Inc.
On December 14, 2000, Employee #1 was operating a plastic blow molding machine. When plastic product got stuck in the mold dies on this machine, Employee #1 reached under the existing interlocked guard and tried to release the product which was stuck. The mold dies closed and crushed Employee #1's left hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: stuck, crushed, die guard, hand, mold
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304039621 Hospitalized injury Other Machine operators, not specified

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