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Accident: 201205127 - Employee Fractures Hand In Pallet Rollers

Accident: 201205127 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 07/24/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31694808208/05/20132435States Industries Llc
On July 24, 2013, Employee #1, with States Industries LLC, climbed onto the pallet roller located on the infeed side of the glue spreader, in order to adjust the glue probe. Employee #1 removed the pallet rollers, and then he slipped from the pallet rollers into the glue spreader. Employee #1's right hand was caught between the glue spreaders top and bottom rollers. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and released the same day, but returned two days later due to discoloration of the injured hand. He was hospitalized and surgery was performed. He suffered from compartmentalization of the injured hand.
Keywords: fracture, glue, slip, roller--mach/part, caught between, pallet, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316948082 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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