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Accident: 201637196 - Employee Crushes Hand On Baler

Accident: 201637196 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 09/21/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31117377710/01/20077349Portland Habilitation Center Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31117378510/01/20078221Oregon Health & Sciences University
Employee #1 was crushing cardboard in a baler with his hand resting in the baler. Employee #1 activated the mechanism, and was distracted with a conversation, and did not remove his hand before the ram made contact.
Keywords: crushed, baler, hand, ram
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311173777 Hospitalized injury Fracture Janitors and cleaners
2 311173785 Occupation not reported

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