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Accident: 201620143 - Employee Injured When Hand Caught In Glue Spreader Rollers

Accident: 201620143 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 12/23/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30122582712/29/19972431Woodgrain Millwork Inc
At 10:00 p.m. on December 23, 1997, Employee #1 was injured when his hand was caught between the top and bottom glue spreader rollers while attempting to clean the machine. The workers hand became entrapped between the rollers and the inward action of the rollers pulled his hand and arm into an opening of approximately one half inch in size. The arm was drawn into the machine up past the elbow, causing severe soft tissue and skin damage. Employee #1 was able to extricate himself from the machine by reversing the rollers with the panic bar.
Keywords: glue, caught by, roller--mach/part, arm, hand, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301225827 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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