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Accident: 201156254 - Employee Injured While Cleaning Printing Press

Accident: 201156254 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 06/11/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30085854506/20/20023555Vertis, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on June 11, 2002, Employee #1 was attempting to clean a cylinder plate (roller) on a commercial sized printing press (Goss C454, Model Number 450, Serial Number C45-5018). The press was running in Normal Operation Mode, while Employee #1 was using a small piece of Mylar to clean the roller. His glove got caught in the feed of the cylinder press, resulting in severe lacerations to his right hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized and surgery was performed to repair his damaged hand.
Keywords: printing press, cylinder, cleaning, roller--mach/part, laceration, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300858545 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Production helpers

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