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Accident: 201157591 - Employee Amputates Fingers In Press Machine

Accident: 201157591 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 06/05/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12588433806/13/20032759Relizon Company
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on June 05, 2003, an employee of Relizon Company was working on a Miyakoshi Number 458 rotary printing press machine, located in the Rotary Press Dept. The employee was attempting to guide a 0.25 in. wide paper trim into a suction tube opening located at a depth of about 13 in. from the frame of the machine, utilizing a 7-in long Allen wrench. As she was reaching in, the Allen wrench slipped from her hand. As she tried to grab the falling wrench, her right fingers inadvertently got caught between the support bar and moving perf rolle. The employee sustained amputation of her right little and ring fingers, and severely lacerated of middle finger. Initially, the employee was taken to the Concentra Medical Centers, Ontario, CA., for treatment. Then she was taken to the Chino Valley Hospital, Chino, CA., for surgery. She was hospitalized for more than 24 hours.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, roller--mach/part, caught between, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125884338 Hospitalized injury Amputation Production helpers

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