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Accident: 170089114 - Employee'S Fingers Severely Lacerated By Skiver Blade

Accident: 170089114 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/18/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12371351311/18/19922653Columbia Corrugated Box Co Inc
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on November 16, 1992, Employee #1, of Columbia Corrugated Box Co., Inc., was running a small piece of product through a skiver machine's point of operation. He was working between the top guard and a table, where the product is fed into the machine and under an emergency stop cord. Employee #1's right hand was caught between the upper and lower feed rolls, and forced into the cutting blade. Employee #1 was able to pull his hand out of the point of operation before it was severed. He suffered serious lacerations to four fingers on his right hand, which required surgery to repair the damage.
Keywords: finger, work rules, roller--mach/part, laceration, point of operation, blade, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123713513 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Packaging and filling machine operators

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