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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 2719086 - Consolidated Industries Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 2719086Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 10/15/1985

Consolidated Industries Corp
800 Sagamore Pkwy
S Lafayette, IN 47903
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3585/Air-Conditioning and Warm Air Heating Equipment and Commercial and Industrial Refrigeration Equipment
Mailing: Po Box 7800, Lafayette, IN 47903

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/15/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:11/06/1985

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360743025    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 670653Event: 09/28/1985Fingers Amputated In Press Brake
AT APPROXIMATELY 8:30 AM ON SEPTEMBER 28, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A VERSON PRESS BRAKE. SEVERAL TEETH BROKE OFF THE CLUTCH DISC, ALLOWING THE DIE TO DESCEND AND STRIKE THE EMPLOYEE'S LEFT HAND, WHICH WAS IN THE POINT OF OPERATION. THE PRESS BRAKE WAS EQUIPPED WITH TWO-HAND CONTROLS AND LIGHT CURTAINS. EMPLOYEE #1 LOST FOUR FINGERS FROM HIS LEFT HAND. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: die, amputated, press brake, finger, clutch, two-hand control, point of operation, light curtain, press
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2719086 Hospitalized injury Amputation Punching and stamping press machine operators

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