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Accident: 201509825 - Employee Is Injured While Operating Pneumatic Press

Accident: 201509825 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/26/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31236076107/29/20103845Insound Medical, Inc.
At approximately 9:20 a.m. on July 26, 2010, Employee #1, an assembler, was operating a Janesville Tool & Manufacturing, Inc., Pneumatic Press. Both hands were caught between the ram and mold and were crushed. Employee #1 was transported to Washington Hospital by the Alameda County Fire Department and was hospitalized. Upon further investigation, it was determined the pneumatic press had been modified by deactivating and bypassing the two hand trips. Press operators were able to activate the ram by the push of a red button or flip of a switch.
Keywords: fracture, guard, two-hand control, caught between, crushed, press operator, hand, mold, press, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312360761 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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