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Accident: 201262755 - Employee Is Hit By Mechanical Press Part, Fractures Hand

Accident: 201262755 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 02/02/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31417378202/17/20103499Mercury Products Corp.
Employee #1 was operating a part revolution mechanical power press machine, Verson model #110-0-B-2, serial #23588 conducting multiple bends when a part got stuck on the third die of the press. The part would not release from the base, therefore employee #1 tried to pry it apart with her hand. The pressure from the air released the part and the part flew up and hit employee #1's right hand causing a small fracture to her palm near her finger.
Keywords: die, fracture, stuck, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 314173782 Hospitalized injury Fracture

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