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Accident: 14235808 - Hand Caught Between Running Rolls In Calender

Accident: 14235808 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 03/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
286962603/25/19861796Potlatch Corporation (Northwest Paper Div)
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS INVOLVED IN THE SANDING OF FILL ROLLS ON A SUPERCALENDER IN A PAPER MILL. THE EMPLOYEE ATTEMPTED TO WIPE SANDING RESIDUE FROM A TURNING ROLL LOCATED OVER HIS HEAD. THE RAG HE WAS USING BECAME CAUGHT IN THE INRUNNING NIP POINT BETWEEN THE ROLLS, PULLING THE RAG AND HIS RIGHT HAND INTO THE ROLLERS. HIS RIGHT HAND WAS TORN OFF AT THE WRIST.
Keywords: amputated, cleaning, roller--mach/part, nip point, calender, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2869626 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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