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Accident: 201143518 - Employee'S Hand Crushed In Rollers

Accident: 201143518 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/01/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30534927602/06/20037311Harte Hanks Shoppers
On February 1, 2003, Employee # 1, of Harte Hanks Shoppers, was working as a press operator. The employer was engaged in printing commercial material. Several multi-color printing presses were used in this operation. While working, Employee #1 observed a small piece of extraneous paper stuck to the printing plate. He opened the hinged guard and tried to wipe off this piece of paper with his gloved right hand, when his hand was pulled into the rollers. Employee #1 suffered a crushing injury to his right hand, requiring multiple surgeries. He was hospitalized and treated for several days at UCI Medical Center in Orange.
Keywords: printing press, roller--mach/part, crushed, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305349276 Hospitalized injury Other Printing machine operators

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