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Accident: 202517231 - Employee Injures Hand When Caught Between Rollers

Accident: 202517231 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/14/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31055168406/05/20082431American Door Manufacture
On April 14, 2008, Employee #1, a machine operator, was removing dust from a machine's rollers with a rag. The rag got caught between the two rollers and his left hand was pulled in. Employee #1 should have shut off power to the machine before beginning work. Employee #1 sustained a deep abrasion to his left hand and swelling of the forearm muscle. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: dust, machinist, forearm, lockout, roller--mach/part, caught between, abrasion, nip point, housekeeping, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310551684 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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