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Accident: 170045090 - Employee Catches Hand In Truss Plate Roller

Accident: 170045090 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 02/27/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11133509703/04/19932439Twin Peaks Truss Inc
Employee #1 was in the process of rolling truss plates on hip rafters on a 12 foot long roller, serial #21A79A-KK. Employee #1 was on the north side of the machine and was rolling the plate onto the 2 x 6 when his gloved left hand caught the edge of the plate and was pulled into the point of operation. Employee #1 lost four fingers, severed a portion of his thumb on his left hand, and sustained major nerve damage in his left arm and hand.
Keywords: truss, amputated, finger, glove, work rules, thumb, roller--mach/part, caught between, point of operation, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111335097 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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