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Accident: 201059821 - Employee'S Fingers Crushed In Punch Press

Accident: 201059821 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 06/28/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30716553007/06/20053631Lynx Professional Grills
On June 28, 2005, an employee was working for Professional Grill Incorporated, engaging in the manufacture of barbecue grills and accessories. The employee was operating a hydraulic press brake, attempting to bend a 42-in-by 6-in. work piece, called a bull nose body. The employee was holding the work piece with both hands while activating the press brake with a foot pedal. The employee put both hands into the point of operation while activating the foot pedal and his fingers were crushed. The employee was taken to the Medical Center, where he was treated for his injuries.
Keywords: hand control, press brake, guard, nose, crushed, point of operation, safe, bull, punch press, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307165530 Hospitalized injury Amputation Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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