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Accident: 201090222 - Employee'S Hand Amputated In Molding Machine

Accident: 201090222 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 10/29/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12620727311/04/19963089Amerex Technologies Inc.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on October 29, 1996, Employee #1, of Amerex Technologies, Inc., was operating a plastic injection molding machine and needed to lubricate the slide on the mold. He opened the guard on the back of the machine and was spraying oil from a can onto the slide when the die closed, amputating his left hand.
Keywords: die, amputated, molding machine, work rules, crushed, point of operation, hand, mech malfunction, lubricating
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126207273 Hospitalized injury Amputation Molding and casting machine operators

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