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Accident: 201177169 - Employee'S Fingertip Is Amputated When Butt Roll Drops

Accident: 201177169 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/23/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On April 23, 2005, Employee #1 was employed by Paradise Post newspaper. He was changing out newspaper rolls and was putting a shaft with a butt roll onto a new roll of newsprint. Employee #1's right fifth digit was in the groove of roll shaft when the butt roll slid off. Employee #1's right fifth digit was partially amputated. Employee #1 called his supervisor, who drove him to Feather River Hospital. Employee #1 spent 10 hours in the hospital.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, printing, finger, machine operator, roller--mach/part, caught between, shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125832576 Hospitalized injury Amputation Rolling machine operators

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