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Accident: 202614046 - %09employee Injures Hand During Settings Change On Press Bra

Accident: 202614046 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 07/29/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31542961308/03/20113499Wriglesworth & Willock Metal Fab Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31542962108/04/20117363Aerotek Inc
On July 29, 2011, Employee #1 was operating a press break. While removing a die on the press brake to change its settings, he accidentally stepped on the treadle. The press break descended and crushed his left hand. Employee #1 was taken to a nearby medical facility, where he was hospitalized and treated for the amputation of his left middle finger, as well as broken index and ring fingers on the same hand.
Keywords: amputated, hand, inattention, press brake, finger, guard, lockout, crushed, die casting machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315429613 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported
2 315429621 Occupation not reported

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