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Accident: 200711745 - Employee Injures Fingers Performing Maintenance On Press

Accident: 200711745 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 08/07/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30427148908/22/20022711Eastland County Newspaper, Inc.
On August 7, 2002, Employee #1, who worked for a newspaper printing company, was cleaning the ink off two in-running rollers of a press. His right hand became caught in the rollers. Employee #1 pulled his hand free, suffering a partial amputation of his middle finger, as well as a crushed second finger.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, finger, cleaning, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304271489 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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