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Accident: 201792108 - Employee'S Hand Crushed When Caught Between Rolls

Accident: 201792108 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 03/04/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At approximately 6:30 a.m. on March 4, 1999, Employee #1 was working on a Calender Roll #16 (Valley Vertical 3-Roll Calender, serial number 2828). Employee #1 was trying to feed a rubber sheet to the Calender Roll and could not feed it the first time. As he tried to feed the rubber sheet again, his left hand became caught between the rolls and was crushed. The employee was hospitalized where his hand was later amputated. The employer manufactures wheels and casters.
Keywords: wheel, amputated, caster, machinist, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126128495 Hospitalized injury Amputation Rolling machine operators

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