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Accident: 201057429 - Employee'S Hand Crushed When Caught In A Press Machine

Accident: 201057429 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 03/19/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30078129103/27/20032752Ace Printing & Graphics Co Inc
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on March 19, 2003, Employee #1, a pressman, was using a News King Press in the printing press room. He was setting up the press and noticed some dried ink in the vibrating roller. He applied water and while the roller was moving attempted to wipe the ink off using his bare hand. His right hand was pulled into the nip point created by the vibrating roller and the water form roller. He was hospitalized with a crushed hand.
Keywords: printing press, caught by, roller conveyor, lockout, caught between, crushed, nip point, set up, hand, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300781291 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous printing machine operators

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