Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201497708 - Employee Catches Thumb In Machine And Is Amputated

Accident: 201497708 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/21/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672268504/10/20133084National Diversified Sales
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 21, 2013, Employee #1 was using a hydraulic air pressure machine. She was using the machine to perform a quality control test on a PVC valve. While operating the machine, Employee #1 placed her right thumb between its ram and the valve, which caught the thumb and amputated it. She was transported to a medical center. At the hospital, Employee #1 was admitted and underwent treatment and surgical procedures; after which, she was then hospitalized for postoperative treatment and care.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, air pressure, amputated, thumb, caught between, valve, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316722685 Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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.