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Accident: 94572.015 - Operator'S Hand Is Caught In Die Press And Fingers Need Ampu

Accident: 94572.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 03/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1223625.01503/06/2017Elringklinger Usa, Inc.
At 3:00 a.m. on March 1, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by an autom obile engines manufacturer, were engaged in die stamping operations at the facil ity's Verson Press 1. Employee #1 was assisting Coworker #1. Employee #1 was s tanding in front of the press bed, in an area unprotected by the light curtains that functioned to automatically stop the press. Coworker #1 triggered the pres s to cycle. Employee #1's hand was in the press and was caught by the upper die . Employee #1 stepped back and triggered the light curtains, causing the press to stop its downward motion and return to the up position. Emergency services w ere called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted an d treated for crushing injuries to his fingers. His injuries required medical a mputation of the crushed fingers.
Keywords: amputation, caught in, crushed, die cutting press, finger, fracture, hand, light curtain, machine guarding, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1223625.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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