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Accident: 201635703 - Employee Reaches Into Roller Pinch Point And Severs Fingers

Accident: 201635703 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/27/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30982303701/31/20062411Weyerhaeuser Company
On January 27, 2006, Employee #1 was retrieving a tamping device he had dropped onto the feed plate of a machine. He reached down, under a machine guard and in close proximity to a steel knurled roller, to access the device. The roller pulled the employee's hand into the point of operation, severing two of his fingers. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, machine operator, roller--mach/part, caught between, point of operation, logging, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309823037 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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