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Accident: 202445144 - Employee Is Injured By Paper Rolling Machine

Accident: 202445144 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/22/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30746202801/09/20075713Fruit Growers Supply Co
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on November 22, 2006, Employee #1 was moving a left over paper roll (butt roll) in the corrugating department at a manufacturer of packaging material for fruit growers. He was moving the roll towards a metal plate that was underneath a revolving roll on a Langston corrugator roll stand, Model Number 143, Serial Number 782798-2. The plate was attached to a chain conveyor. While pushing the butt roll towards the rotating roll on the corrugator, Employee #1 was injured when his left hand became caught in the pinch point. His hand and arm were crushed. He was hospitalized for 23 days and had 5 surgeries.
Keywords: guard, work rules, machine operator, paper roll, roller--mach/part, arm, nip point, paper machine, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307462028 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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