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Accident: 510453 - Employee'S Hands Crushed By Press

Accident: 510453 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 09/16/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12471870109/16/19963444Sheldon Manufacturing Inc
Employee #1, a press brake operator, was putting the last bend on a piece when it fell behind the press to the stop. He reached for the piece with both hands and inadvertently started the press with the foot pedal. The dies stopped at about 3/8 in. and crushed his hands.
Keywords: die, press brake, work rules, foot control, lockout, caught between, crushed, point of operation, hand, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124718701 Hospitalized injury Fracture Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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