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Accident: 14529390 - Employee'S Fingers Broken And Degloved In Press Rollers

Accident: 14529390 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 01/11/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1790306301/11/19932752Concord Litho Group, Inc.
Employee #1 was adjusting the ink forming roller on a Webcom 700 printing press while the unit was running. No guards were in place. He had a screwdriver in his left hand and a hammer in his right hand. Employee #1 was using the screwdriver to adjust the roller, which moves on an eccentric. Somehow his right hand was caught between the rollers, which crushed, broke, and degloved his ring and middle fingers. Surgery saved Employee #1's fingers.
Keywords: maintenance, printing press, work rules, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, press operator, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17903063 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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