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Accident: 201127032 - Employee'S Hand Is Injured When Caught In Machine

Accident: 201127032 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 04/28/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31009555904/28/20092087R. Torre & Company
On April 28, 2009, Employee #1 was blowing the miniscule plastic pieces out of the Pac- West Capper Model Number AUTO-120, Serial Number C-6-L-R-6-0226 with an air hose. During the production process, he inadvertently reached inside a glass opening which measured approximately 6 in. vertically by 19 in. horizontally. He inadvertently got his left hand caught in the running nip point of the belt and pulley system inside the machine and suffered unspecified injuries. Employee #1 received medical treatment and was released. The employer did not assure that every employee who comes within the danger zone from the point of operation of the machines was guarded from incidental contact.
Keywords: rotating parts, belt, compressed air, nip point, pulley, hand, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310095559 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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