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Accident: 694463 - Machine Operators Injured Hand On Paper Handling Machines

Accident: 694463 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 01/15/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
330783203/18/19872677Double Envelope Corporation
ON OCTOBER 1,1986 AT APPROXIMATELY 12:30 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RUNNING ENVELOPES ON THE FOLDING MACHINE. WHEN THE ENVELOPES HUNG UP SHE REACHED UNDER THE GUARD FOR THE REFEED SECTION TO FREE THE ENVELOPES. HER RIGHT RING FINGER BECAME CAUGHT. HER FINGERTIP WAS AMPUTATED. AT ABOUT 2:30 ON JANUARY 15, 1987, EMPLOYEE #2 WAS CLEANING EXCESS INK FROM A ROLLER WHEN HIS RIGHT HAND WAS CAUGHT BETWEEN THE ROLLER AND THE TABLE. THE SKIN FROM THE BACK OF HIS THUMB AND INDEX FINGER WAS PULLED OFF.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, cleaning, jammed, roller--mach/part, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3307832 Hospitalized injury Amputation Folding machine operators
2 3307832 Hospitalized injury Amputation Rolling machine operators

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