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Accident: 202589388 - Employee Amputates Hand Operating Printer Press

Accident: 202589388 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 02/03/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31720319802/06/20142754Rodrick Packaging Company, Inc.
On February 3, 2014, Employee #1 was making adjustments to a printer he was using to print butter labels for a customer. While making these adjustments, his left hand came into contact with some unguarded gears on the printing press. The employee sustained a serious injury when his left hand came into contact with the unguarded gears on the press. Employee #1 was taken to a hospital in Hayward, CA, for initial treatment and was transferred to a hospital in San Francisco where he underwent two surgeries. His hand was ultimately amputated. He was hospitalized for a total of 10 days.
Keywords: printing press, amputated, printing, crushed, gear, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317203198 Hospitalized injury Amputation Printing machine operators

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