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Accident: 201075595 - Employee Injures Arms In Brake Press

Accident: 201075595 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 04/21/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31268320407/06/20103523Harcon Precision Metal Inc
On April 21, 2010, Employee #1, an experienced metal fabricator, had actuated a OMADA 50-ton HDS5020 Press Brake with the foot pedal that brought the Ram down onto Employee #1's arms causing serious injuries. Employee #1 called for assistance and was extracted from the press brake by coworkers and transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital, where he was admitted for three days for soft tissue injuries to his arms. The employer reported the incident to OSHA at 1:30 p.m. on April 21, 2010 and met their reporting obligation under 342(a).
Keywords: press brake, crushed, foot-powered press, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312683204 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Miscellaneous precision metal workers

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