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Accident: 202518601 - Employee Crushes Hand While Operating Forging Machine

Accident: 202518601 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 09/11/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257255501/09/20093462Newman Flange & Fitting Company
Employee #1 was flipping a flange with a blind tool when his left hand was smashed between the 2,500-pound, air-driven forging drop hammer and the blind tool. Employee #1 sustained severe crush injuries and was hospitalized.
Keywords: forge, caught between, crushed, drop hammer, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312572555 Hospitalized injury Other Forging machine operators

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