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Accident: 201116910 - Employee'S Arm Catches In Rollers Of Printing Machine

Accident: 201116910 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/02/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12031775501/05/20042759Interprint, Llc
At approximately 8:11 p.m. on December 2, 2003, an employee was adjusting the key ink on a Daily King II web machine. He was working on machine Number 4. The machine was running at 75 percent full speed and the guard had been removed prior to the accident. The employee checked the out going paper and needed to make adjustments on the key ink. The adjustments were made next to the rollers. While working, his right arm became caught in the rollers. A coworker stopped the machine and the employee was taken to Northridge Hospital. He was hospitalized for over one month with severe muscle and nerve damage to his right arm.
Keywords: printing press, printing, caught by, roller--mach/part, arm, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120317755 Hospitalized injury Other Printing machine operators

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