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Accident: 201176948 - Employee Is Injured While Operating Hydraulic Press

Accident: 201176948 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 11/30/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12019891612/16/20043547Capital Machine Corp.
On November 30, 2004, Employee was operating a 600-ton hydraulic press to remove a piece of steel from a solid, cylindrical section of steel. As he was using the low pressure control, the pusher shaft bent and shot upward, striking the overhead trolley and chain. The trolley and chain swung upward and struck Employee on the top of his head on their descent. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for a severe concussion.
Keywords: head, equipment operator, machine operator, shaft, struck by, concussion, hydraulic press, punch press, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120198916 Hospitalized injury Concussion Punching and stamping press machine operators

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