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Accident: 200083533 - Employee'S Hand Is Injured In Printing Press

Accident: 200083533 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 10/20/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31175804910/21/20082752Thames Printing Company, Inc.

On October 20, 2008, Employee #1, a printing machine operator, was removing a paper stuck in the feed section of the multi-color printing press tower. The limit switch provided on the guard was not operable. When Employee #1 activated the control button, the press went into constant motion instead of the inching mode. Employee #1's hand was pulled in and he sustained serious injuries to his fingers and hand.

Keywords: printing press, finger, guard, stuck, switchboard, control lever, machine operator, caught by, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311758049 Hospitalized injury Other Printing machine operators

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