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Accident: 202474938 - Employee'S Thumb Is Fractured And Burned In Stamping Machine

Accident: 202474938 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 06/13/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30718835906/24/20083089Paco Plastics & Engineering, Inc.
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on June 16, 2008, Employee #1, a machine operator and trimmer, was operating Aamstamp Series 2000, hot foil stamping machine. She was feeding plastic labels into the machine when her right thumb slipped on the work piece and entered the point of operation. She suffered a fractured right thumb and third degree burns, when the pneumatic stamping die closed on her thumb. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, die, fracture, slip, thumb, caught between, struck by, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307188359 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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