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Accident: 125899369 - Employee Crushes Fingers In Printing Machine

Accident: 125899369 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/20/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12589936901/14/20032679Fontana Paper Mills, Inc.
At about 5:30 p.m. on December 20, 2002, Employee #1 was wiping paint from the moving anilox & plate rolls of a KUEN YUH, model number MP80 & serial number 4147, flexo graphic press printer with his left hand using a towel. His left hand inadvertently got caught and pulled into the moving rolls of the printer machine. Employee #1 sustained several injuries of his left little, middle & ring fingers. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. The printer machine was neither de-energized nor stopped mechanically to block the inadvertent movement of the press printer.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, finger, work rules, caught by, lockout, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125899369 Hospitalized injury Amputation Production helpers

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