Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201481652 - Employee Injured When Struck By Flange

Accident: 201481652 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 05/27/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584058711/05/19983463Newman Flange And Fitting Company
On May 27, 1998, Employee #1 was using a forging hammer to forge a 35 lb flange. After finishing the flange, the employee stood in front of the hammer and used tongs to remove the flange from under the ram. While performing this task, the ram (hammerhead) separated from the piston rod. The hammer fell, caused the flange to jettison and strike Employee #1 in the stomach. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: drop hammer, struck by, mech malfunction, stomach, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125840587 Hospitalized injury Other Forging machine operators

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close