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Accident: 201521606 - Employee Injured While Operating Multipress

Accident: 201521606 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 12/17/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12328834204/17/20033562Rbc Engineered Components
Employee #1, while operating a Denison Multipress, Serial Number 21552, placed her left hand into the unguarded point of operation to hold a pin containing 11 bushing while operating the foot pedal. As the vertical ram shaft descended down toward the pin, the ram crushed the employee's left thumb. She was sent to Concentra Medical Center for treatment and returned to work.
Keywords: struck against, thumb, crushed, point of operation, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123288342 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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