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Accident: 170733711 - Employee'S Fingers Crushed In Press Machine

Accident: 170733711 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 04/29/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11222989305/06/19942653Mercury Dye And Container
At approximately 10:45 p.m. on April 29, 1994, Employee #1, of Mercury Die and Container, was loading a printing die/roll into a Flexo 1600 machine in the press department when the machine was not running. During the set up operation, the die fell when the machine was suddenly activated. Employee #1's right fingers were crushed in the rollers. According to management, Employee #1 did not lock out the machine, and ignored a posted caution sign. Employee #1 could not be contacted by phone, and his helper, who was with him at the time of the accident, was not available during the inspection.
Keywords: die, finger, work rules, lockout, roller--mach/part, crushed, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112229893 Hospitalized injury Other Rolling machine operators

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