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Accident: 105686.015 - Employee Amputates Two Fingertips In Printing Press

Accident: 105686.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 05/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1316993.01505/18/2018Standard Register, Inc
At 12:30 a.m. on May 12, 2018, Employee #1 threading paper through the printing press. The paper became crumpled, making it difficult to feed through the machine. Employee #1 attempted to help the paper feed with his left hand, while advancing the machine using the "inch mode" button with his right hand. As the machine advanced, two of Employee #1's fingers became caught between the anvil and the roller. Employee #1 suffered an amputation of the index and middle fingertips of his left hand but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, caught between, finger, roller--mach/part
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1316993.015 47 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Printing machine operators

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