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Accident: 115423.015 - Employee Partially Amputates Finger In Printing Press

Accident: 115423.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 04/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1393610.01504/16/2019Apg Media Of Wi Llc, Eau Claire
At 3:00 p.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was performing a set up on a printing press which entails jogging the plates or press while feeding webbing into the cylinder. The process requires the use of inch mode with the employee pressing the stop or go button. When feeding paper into the folder of the printing press, the employee's right hand made contact with the cylinder and the employee's mid dle finger was partially amputated. The employee was hospitalized for treatment .
Keywords: caught in, contact, cylinder, finger, paper, partial amputation, printing press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393610.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Printing machine operators

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