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Accident: 14540363 - Crushed Between Large Paper Rolls

Accident: 14540363 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/27/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
180326107/30/19842631Haverhill Paper Board Corp
AT THE DRY END OF THE PAPER MAKING MACHINE, ROLLS OF PAPER ARE EJECTED OFF OF THE PAPER REEL. THE PAPER ROLL THEN ROLLS DOWN A 25' TRACK AND STOPS AT A SET OF PNEUMATICALLY OPERATED STOP ARMS. WHEN THE STOP ARMS ARE LOWERED, THE ROLL TRANSFERS TO AN UNWIND STAND. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THERE WERE PAPER ROLLS AT BOTH THE UNWIND STAND AND THE STOP ARMS. THE ROLL AT THE STOP ARMS WAS BEING LIFTED AND TURNED (CUSTOMER REQUEST TO REVERSE THE PAPER SURFACE). THE EVIDENCE INDICATES THAT THE EMPLOYEE WAS CAUGHT BETWEEN THE TURNING ROLL AND THE STATIONARY ROLL AT THE UNWIND STAND.
Keywords: paper roll, crushed, paper, paper machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1803261 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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