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Accident: 202448452 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Hydraulic Ram

Accident: 202448452 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 01/15/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060184402/15/20083499American Security Products
At 11:00 a.m. on January 15, 2008, Employee #1, an employee of American Security Products, was operating a press machine containing four hydraulic rams powered by four hydraulic cylinders. Employee #1 was using the press machine to straighten out a 0.50 in. thick and 55 in. long by 33 in. wide bent steel plate, when one of the hydraulic rams broke off and struck Employee #1 on his left cheek. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures and lacerations and was hospitalized.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, steel plate, fracture, hydraulic cylinder, laceration, struck by, flying object, face, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310601844 Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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