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Accident: 202554192 - Employee Injured In Accident

Accident: 202554192 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 01/12/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552754901/17/20123841Parker Hannifin Corporation
On January 12, 2012, Employee #1 was working in front and a coworker was working in back of a systems unit. While Employee #1 was holding a stuffer box cylinder, the coworker activated power to the stuffer box cylinder without communicating or closing the hydraulic valves, feeding the cylinder. As a result, the cylinder actuated, and Employee #1 sustained serious injuries to his finger, resulting in an amputation of that finger. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, cylinder, finger, health care facility
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315527549 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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