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Accident: 201144243 - Employee Injures Wrist When Struck By Die

Accident: 201144243 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 10/29/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30535268411/16/20037363Apw Enclosures Inc
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on October 29, 2003, a temporary employee, Employee #1, was working for a company that manufactured metal cabinets from sheet metal. Employee #1 was working with a coworker in the tool department and at the time of the accident, the two employees locked out a 150-ton Amada (Model TP150EX, Serial 73000050) punch press. The press and dies were going to be inspected, serviced and cleaned. Employee #1 and the coworker removed the 523-pound die with a forklift. The die was set on a large table. The coworker used a crow bar to separate the top from the bottom die. The top die was set aside. Employee #1 and the coworker set the bottom die on its side and rotated it clockwise when it suddenly fell over. The falling die struck Employee #1 on his wrist. Employee #1 sustained a deep laceration to his left wrist and was hospitalized.
Keywords: die, maintenance, sheet metal, power press, industrial truck, laceration, falling object, punch press, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305352684 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Assemblers

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