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Accident: 112219.015 - Employee Fractures Forearm While Operating Embosser Machine

Accident: 112219.015 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 12/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368825.01501/02/2019Omnova Solutions Inc.
At 5:50 p.m. on December 20, 2018, an employee was working for a manufacturer of plastics products. He was operating embosser machine Number 3. The machine had two small rotating motor-driven cooling cans or rollers. The employee observed tape on one of the cans or rollers. Using a piece of cardboard, he attempted to remove the tape by hand. His left hand and forearm were caught in the pinch point formed by the rotating motor-driven cooling cans or rollers and an idler can or roller. He sustained a fractured left forearm. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, nip point, machine guarding, hand, fracture, forearm, machine operator, rotating parts, roller--mach/part
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1368825.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Machine operators, not specified

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