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Accident: 170054399 - Employee'S Right Arm Caught In Garnett Machine

Accident: 170054399 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 10/18/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1857173702/22/19902299Thomasville Fiber Co.
Employee #1 was cleaning a garnett machine with an air hose. He had positioned himself within 1 ft of the machine and put the air nozzle and his right hand too close to a nip point between two card rollers. Employee #1's right arm was pulled into the machine. He required hospitalization.
Keywords: garnett machine, cleaning, roller--mach/part, caught between, arm, nip point, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18571737 Hospitalized injury Fracture Knitting, looping, taping & weaving mach.operators

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