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Accident: 200529683 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated While Changing Paper Roll

Accident: 200529683 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 04/13/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11509962404/12/20052732Quebecor World Dubuque Inc.
Employee #1 was removing a partial roll of paper from a printing press. While he was lowering the roll onto a stand, the paper roll struck and moved the stand. Employee #1 repositioned the stand and was holding it in place when he set the roll down on his fingers, pinching them between the roll and the edge of the stand frame. He was hospitalized for treatment of the amputation of fingers.
Keywords: amputated, printing, finger, paper roll, metal sheet, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115099624 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous printing machine operators

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