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Accident: 170903363 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Printing Press

Accident: 170903363 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 03/02/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11985159003/13/19952759Grand Printing
Employee #1, a press operator, was printing a batch of post cards on a Hamada Stag printing press, model 660 SD. He was trying to adjust a card when his right hand became caught, amputating the index and middle fingers and crushing the remaining fingers. Employee #1 did not turn off the machine while trying to adjust the card.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, finger, work rules, crushed, point of operation, struck by, press operator, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119851590 Hospitalized injury Amputation Printing machine operators

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