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Accident: 202549762 - Employee Crushes Fingers While Setting Up Press Brake

Accident: 202549762 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 08/11/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30930384011/14/20083469Alco Metal Fabricators
On August 8, 2008, Employee #1 was fabricating a metal part on a DI-AKRO Hydra Power Press Brake (Model Number 75/10, Serial Number 675-1084246). At that time, Employee #1 was setting up a metal part with her hands between the dies. Employee #1 accidentally bumped the press brake actuating the foot pedal, which closed the dies and crushed her fingers. Employee #1 suffered crushing injuries to the right hand index, middle and ring finger tips, and left index and middle finger tips. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: die, press brake, finger, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309303840 Non Hospitalized injury Other Pressing machine operators

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