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Accident: 170725055 - Employee'S Hand Injured When Caught In Printing Press

Accident: 170725055 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/05/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12581708011/05/20027336American Color Graphics, Inc.
Employee #1 and a coworker, both roll men for a commercial printer, were webbing up the in-feed stand of the press. Employee #1 was inserting the web lead between the nip roller and the drive cylinder when his right hand became caught between the rollers. Employee #1 sustained a partial de-gloving and damage to the nerves and tendons of his hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: printing press, work rules, roller--mach/part, caught between, skin, nip point, press operator, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125817080 Hospitalized injury Other Printing machine operators

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