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Accident: 201989787 - Employee'S Fingers Are Crushed By Moving Rollers

Accident: 201989787 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 10/18/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30717429210/20/20032731Armstrong Graphics Systems Inc.
On October 18, 2003, Employee #1 and a coworker were cleaning a Web Leader brand printing press. Employee #1 spotted a piece of paper stuck to a roller, lifted up the guard, and reached in to the ingoing nip point of the moving rollers. Her left hand was taken into the roller, crushing her fingers and peeling the palmer surface of skin back towards her wrist. She was hospitalized for her injuries.
Keywords: printing press, finger, cleaning, machine operator, caught by, roller--mach/part, crushed, nip point, unguarded, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307174292 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous printing machine operators

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