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Accident: 113483.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries When Pulled Into Film Wi

Accident: 113483.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 08/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1340674.01508/21/2018Primex Plastics Corporation
At 2:10 a.m. on August 15, 2018, an employee was running a plastic extruded film line and was performing a "cut-over" to move the web of finished film from a fu ll roll onto a new/empty roll. The employee cut the web of film from a full rol l and her left hand was pulled into the in-running nip point, fracturing her lef t arm in two places as well as puncturing her chest with her cutting tool. The employee also injured her left leg and dislocated her meniscus. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, caught by, caught in, chest, cutting, dislocated, fracture, laceration, leg, nip point, puncture, stabbed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1340674.015 21 F Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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