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Accident: 117009.015 - Employee Suffers Degloving Injury In Printing Press

Accident: 117009.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 03/14/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1387132.01503/22/2019Visco Teepak, Llc
At 2:50 p.m. on March 14, 2019, an employee was cleaning the printing press roll ers as part of his assigned duties while the machine was in operation. The emplo yee's right hand got caught on the roller and pulled the hand and arm between th e printing roller and a stationary, 7/8 inch metal guide bar. The employee susta ined a degloving injury of the right arm from the wrist to the elbow. The emplo yee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, cleaning, forearm, printing press, roller conveyor, skin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1387132.015 55 F Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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