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Accident: 201485679 - Employee Injured When Finger Amputated By Printing Press

Accident: 201485679 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/11/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12033990807/30/20032711American Color Graphics, Inc.
On June 11, 2003, Employee #1 came into contact with a nip point, the roller and belt on a printing press machine. Employee #1 was assigned to retrieve and stack paper booklets on the out-feed of a printing press machine. Employee #1 reached in with the right hand, catching the right ring finger between the roller and belt and sustained a partial amputation of the right ring finger. Employee #1 was hospitalized for 3 hours but returned the following day for surgery.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, belt, finger, caught by, roller--mach/part, nip point
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120339908 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous hand working occupations

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