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Accident: 14480693 - Employee'S Hand Pulled Into Nip Point Of Paper Rollers

Accident: 14480693 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 05/13/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10087325605/14/19872752L.P. Thebault Co.
AT 2:20 PM ON MAY 13, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1, A "HAND WORKER" FOR A COMMERCIAL PRINTING COMPANY, REACHED INTO THE EXITING CARRIER ROLLERS OF A MODEL B-22 "STAHL" #4 BUCKLE FOLDER MACHINE WITH HER LEFT HAND. SHE WAS TRYING TO REMOVE WASTE PAPER JAMMED BETWEEN THE EXPOSED NIP POINTS OF THE ROLLERS. HER FINGERS TOUCHED THE UNGUARDED IN-RUNNING ROLLERS AND WERE PULLED INTO THE NIP POINT LOCATED 36 INCHES ABOVE THE WORK FLOOR. THE COMPANY HAD NO SYSTEM IN PLACE TO PREVENT EMPLOYEE CONTACT WITH THESE IN-RUNNING ROLLERS.
Keywords: finger, work rules, caught by, roller conveyor, jammed, lockout, roller--mach/part, nip point, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100873256 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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