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Accident: 170193338 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught By Roller Assembly

Accident: 170193338 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/03/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11203430107/09/19912952Gaf Corp
At approximately 10:18 a.m. on July 3, 1991, Employee #1 was guiding a ribbon of asphalt roofing material into the laminated shingle chop cutter. The guide roller assembly pulled his gloved left hand into the roller assembly squeeze point, resulting in hand injuries that required hospitalization. The roller guard was out of its proper position when the accident occurred.
Keywords: clothing, glove, guard, work rules, caught by, roller--mach/part, nip point, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112034301 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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