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Accident: 300856804 - Employee Injures Arm When Caught In Paper Mill

Accident: 300856804 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/04/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30085680402/15/20022671Inland Paperboard & Packaging Inc
At approximately 4:00 a.m., on February 4, 2002, Employee #1, a 44 year-old paper mill operator employed by Inland Paperboard and Packaging Incorporated, in Ontario, California was splicing sections of the paper that was being processed. Her right arm was caught in a nip point between a large paper roll and an idler roller. She sustained a serious injury to her right arm. Employee #1 was transported by paramedics to the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, California, where she was treated and hospitalized for nearly one month for her injuries. The accident occurred at the employer's paper production facility, specifically the roll winder area located in Ontario, California.
Keywords: paper roll, caught between, idler, paper, arm, nip point, paper machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300856804 Hospitalized injury Other Slicing and cutting machine operators

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