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Accident: 597971 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught In Press

Accident: 597971 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 09/28/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10718063009/28/19932732Amersig Southeast Inc.

During webbing operation of the press folder area, Employee #1 tore the web and reached into an unguarded area to assist the web. In-running rolls and the perforating cylinder caught and pulled his left hand. Employee #1 reached over and shut down the press. Maintenance employees had to take the machine apart to release his trapped hand.

Keywords: cylinder, work rules, caught by, emergency stop, roller--mach/part, point of operation, hand, press, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107180630 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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