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Accident: 910083 - Employee'S Thumb Crushed In Die Of Power Press

Accident: 910083 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 09/10/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11100640910/15/19903465Norris Trim
Employee #1 was operating a Niagara 35 ton part-revolution press, serial #49362. The press, activated by means of a foot pedal, was equipped with restraints. The restraints were not adjusted properly and, when the press cycled, Employee #1's left hand was in the point of operation. Her thumb was crushed.
Keywords: pull back device, die, power press, thumb, crushed, point of operation, foot-powered press, press, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111006409 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Punching and stamping press machine operators

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