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Accident: 200535185 - Printing Press Operator Amputates Finger On Press Roller

Accident: 200535185 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 06/22/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31661281107/16/20122761Rr Donnelley
On June 22, 2012, an employee was working as a printing press operator for a firm that printed business forms. He was cleaning off the edge of a roller on a Miyakoshi press. The employee reached his right hand to the jog button on the front of the unit. At the same time, he reached around to the back of the unit and put his left hand on the roller. The employee jogged the press before checking the position of his left hand. He pulled his hand back when he felt the rollers pinch his finger. The index finger on his left hand was amputated down to the first knuckle.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, printing, finger, machine operator, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, nip point, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316612811 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Printing machine operators

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