Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200961530 - Two Employees Injured When Hands Caught In Press

Accident: 200961530 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 11/14/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30069366011/17/19973993Deco-Sign Products, Inc.
Employee #1 was operating an E.W. Bliss #5 embossing machine when her hands became caught in the large punch press. They were crushed in the point of operation and had to be surgically amputated. In a separate incident, on November 11, 1997, Employee #2 was operating a blank and die machine. He put his right hand in the point of operation, amputating his index, middle, and little fingers.
Keywords: amputated, power press, finger, work rules, caught by, point of operation, press operator, punch press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300693660 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified
2 300693660 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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.