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Accident: 170180087 - Employee'S Hand Crushed Between Rollers Of Printing Press

Accident: 170180087 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 10/24/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11215171712/17/19905113Standard Paper Box Corp
Employee #1 was using a rag to clean excess ink from the printing cylinder of a Rotogravure printing press while the press was in operation. The rag became caught between the impression roller and printing cylinder, Employee #1's hand was pulled between the two rollers and crushed. The employer did not provide or require use of extension swabs or other tools for cleaning the cylinder while the press was in operation.
Keywords: printing press, cylinder, work rules, cleaning, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 112151717

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