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Accident: 202477261 - Employee'S Finger Is Crushed By Air Vent Press

Accident: 202477261 -- Report ID: 0950636 -- Event Date: 03/08/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31266613403/10/20112519Amwan Inc Dba La Baby
On March 8, 2011, Employee #1, a machine operator of 3 months, was working on the AIR VENT PRESS, Serial Number US20020305- 0150110. This press operated on 250-psi air pressure, and had a foot pedal control at the bottom, with no point of operation guards. Employee #1 was installing round metal vents, 0.5-inch in diameter, on furniture clothing when his left index finger was crushed in one of the two points of operations of his press machine. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: air pressure, amputated, finger, machine operator, crushed, point of operation, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312666134 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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