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Accident: 909705 - Employee'S Hand Caught And Lacerated In Press

Accident: 909705 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/09/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10548294701/30/19893556Pmi Food Equipment Group
Employee #1 had removed a pin from the possun guard (pull backs) on a Minster 5 ton full-revolution press, Co. #7, so that he could reach under the press to clear waste stock (slugs). Apparently the employee contacted the foot pedal, causing the press to cycle. Employee #1's left hand was severely lacerated. He did not use a hand tool to clear the press.
Keywords: maintenance, power press, work rules, foot control, laceration, point of operation, foot-powered press, hand, unguarded, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105482947 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Punching and stamping press machine operators

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