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Accident: 670562 - Employee'S Fingers On Both Hands Crushed By Press Die

Accident: 670562 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/27/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
271915107/19/19853496Hn Advertising & Display
At 3:35 p.m. on June 27, 1985, Employee #1 was using a Chicago press brake, serial #l-19060, to put a 10 degree crease in a metal part. He reached into the point of operation to put a piece in the die and then to take it out. The top die came down on both of his hands, crushing four fingers on each hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized. The press brake was equipped with restraints but he did not use them.
Keywords: die, press brake, finger, work rules, descending, crushed, point of operation, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2719151 Hospitalized injury Fracture Punching and stamping press machine operators

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