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Accident: 201794187 - Employee'S Hand Cut And Burned When Caught In Machine

Accident: 201794187 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 05/31/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11981959706/11/20012092Hoo Come Corp.
At approximately 9:20 a.m. on May 31, 2001, Employee #1, a machine operator, was adjusting the plastic film for the top cover to be vacuum sealed on the vacuum packaging machine. The machine was still running and was unguarded. As he was adjusting and smoothing out the plastic film with his right hand, it was pulled inside and caught between the plate and die. Employee #1 was hospitalized for lacerations and third-degree burns on four of his fingers.
Keywords: burn, die, lockout, laceration, point of operation, nip point, forming machine, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119819597 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Packaging and filling machine operators

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