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Accident: 170784169 - Employee Hand Was Crushed In Printing Press

Accident: 170784169 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 03/16/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11991870403/27/20122752Vertis Inc Dba Vertis Communications
On March 16, 2012, an employee was in the process of tapering with a tear, while the press plates were being changed, the rollers where inched and his fingers got caught in the roller. The employee reached across his body and hit the E-stop. The Op reversed the machine and another employee got the employee fingers out. The employee was taken to the hospital for his injuries in which consisted of a crushed right hand, middle, ring, and pinky fingers. The employee was treated and released within 16 hours from the hospital.
Keywords: printing, finger, roller--mach/part, crushed, point of operation, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119918704 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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