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Accident: 201622420 - Employee Fractures Hand When Caught In Molder

Accident: 201622420 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 11/19/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31087297311/19/20072431Rogue Valley Door Inc
At approximately 9:55 a.m. on November 19, 2007, Employee #1 shut down and locked out the energy on a 2200 Challoner molder, in order to change a head. He removed the upper and lower guards and then reached under to grasp the molder head. While doing that, he released the pneumatic collet. Since the head was still rotating, Employee #1 fractured his left hand. The employer provided first aid and transported Employee #1 to the emergency room. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, rotating parts, guard, lockout, caught between, hand, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310872973 Hospitalized injury Fracture Furniture and wood finishers

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