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Accident: 201982824 - Employee Crushes And Injures Finger

Accident: 201982824 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 07/25/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30476885609/17/20013446Custom Fence & Gates, Inc.
On July 25, 2001, Employee #1 was operating an unguarded full revolution mechanical punch press when a piece of metal fell from the machine. The piece of metal landed upon the ground with part of it resting on the unguarded pedal. As he attempted to retrieve it, Employee #1 stepped on the piece of metal that contacted the pedal and activated it. When the press activated, its rotating parts contacted his hand, crushing and injuring his finger. He suffered contusions from the impact of the rotating parts.
Keywords: rotating parts, finger, crushed, punch press, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304768856 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Welders and cutters

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