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Accident: 170200570 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated By Falling Roller

Accident: 170200570 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/08/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11185577104/15/19913317Pacific Corrugated Pipe Co.
On April 8, 1991, Employee #1, a machine operator, and a coworker were adjusting the powered off-feed rolls of a corrugated pipe machine. They were using a 2 by 4 as a pry bar to hold up the rolls while the support pin was removed and the support bar lowered by several inches. They were attempting to reinsert the pin when the 2 by 4 slipped and the rolls dropped. Employee #1's right middle finger was pinned against the machine framework and the tip amputated.
Keywords: amputated, unsecured, finger, work rules, slip, roller--mach/part, crushed, pry bar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111855771 Hospitalized injury Amputation Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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