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Accident: 170184279 - Employee'S Arm Injured In Rollers Of Dyeing Machine

Accident: 170184279 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 06/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11175104607/09/19913552Cal Pacific Dyeing & Finishing Corp.
Employee #1 was patching together cloth material from the end of one roll onto the start of another while feeding the material into the rollers of a dyeing machine. The material had to be guided by hand to assure proper adhesion. The machine was operating at a very slow feed rate when Employee #1's arm became caught in the rollers and sustained multiple lacerations. The machine was equipped with an emergency shut-off. Employee #1 had performed this job numerous times.
Keywords: caught by, roller--mach/part, dye machine, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111751046 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous precision apparel and fabric workers

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