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Accident: 170008528 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught In Commercial Iron

Accident: 170008528 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 03/09/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30219810603/09/19998211Northwest Center For The Retarded Dba Northwest Ce

Employee #1 was feeding hospital sheets into a commercial iron when his sweater became caught in the roller. He was trying to pull it out when his hand became caught in the machine. Employee #1 sustained injuries that required hospitalization.

Keywords: clothing, work rules, caught by, roller--mach/part, iron, nip point, hand, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302198106 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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