Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 98831.015 - Employee Is Cleaning Gum Build-Up From Cylinder And Crushed

Accident: 98831.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1262158.01508/28/2017Tension Envelope Corp
At 1:30 p.m. on August 19, 2017, an employee was cleaning a gum build-up off the cylinders of the R2 527 WEB folding machine. The employee removed the guards t hat cover the cylinders, wrapped a small rag around his hand, and began pressing the start/stop buttons to inch the cylinders. The employee's rag was pulled in to the machine along with his right hand pinky. The employee amputated the tip of his pinky and was transported to the Inland Valley Medical Center where he wa s hospitalized for twelve hours.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, crushed, cylinder, finger, lockout/tagout, machine guarding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1262158.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.