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Accident: 100475.015 - Employee'S Left Index And Middle Fingers Tips Are Amputated

Accident: 100475.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 10/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1271175.01510/17/2017Novolex
At 5:30 p.m. on October 7, 2017, an employee was cleaning plastic wrap off the ink rollers of a printing machine, when the glove on his left hand became caught by the rollers. His left hand was pulled into the machine, resulting in the amputation of his left index and middle fingers at a point just above the intermediate phalanx bones.
Keywords: printing press, machine guarding, caught in, crushing, roller--mach/part
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1271175.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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