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Accident: 14214613 - Hands Severely Burned In Clothes Pressing Machine

Accident: 14214613 -- Report ID: 0454711 -- Event Date: 02/03/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
324070202/06/19865812The Summit Club
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PRESSING TABLECLOTHS. SHE REACHED OVER THE SAFETY GUARD AND THE EMERGENCY STOP BAR TO RETRIEVE A TANGLED CLOTH. HER HANDS BECAME CAUGHT IN THE MACHINE AND WERE SEVERELY BURNED. BOTH HANDS HAD TO BE AMPUTATED AT THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: burn, work rules, untrained, hand, ironing machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3240702 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Maids and housemen

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