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Accident: 201956364 - Employee Crushes Fingers In Hydraulic Press Brake

Accident: 201956364 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 06/27/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31571305706/28/20113676Telema & Burger Resistors, Inc.
On June 27, 2011, Employee #1 was operating a Guifil hydraulic press brake. The brake had a 20-inch bed with an upstroke design that was actuated by a foot pedal. The point of operation was unguarded. Employee #1 sustained crushing injures to three fingers on her right hand, resulting in amputation and hospitalization. It was noted that the same brake injury had occurred two years prior.
Keywords: amputated, brake, finger, foot control, caught between, crushed, hydraulic press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315713057 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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