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Accident: 14491724 - Employee Killed When Pulled Into Paper Roll

Accident: 14491724 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 05/31/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10618140705/31/19892676Marcal Paper Mills Inc.
During a slitting/rewinding operation on a paper roll, Employee #1 apparently tried to remove scrap trim from the end of the roll. His left hand was caught between the roll of paper, which weighed approximately 1,500 lb, and the steel roll driving the roll of paper. Employee #1 was killed when he was drawn into the machine, suffering head trauma, a crushed chest, and a severed aorta.
Keywords: chest, severed, head, paper roll, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, artery, nip point, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106181407 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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