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Accident: 707059 - Employee'S Hand Injured In Printing Press Rolls

Accident: 707059 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 05/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1885358006/04/19862752Advertising Design Press Inc
At 8:20 p.m. on May 21, 1986, Employee #1, a press helper, was putting a mylar sheet on the plate cylinder of the #4 Goss suburban press, unit C 13 side, while the pressman jogged the press. Employee #1 was holding his left hand against the mylar and plate cylinder in an attempt to get a kink out of the mylar when his hand was pulled between the plate cylinder and the rubber covered roll above it. He sustained bruises and muscle injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: maintenance, printing press, cylinder, work rules, roller--mach/part, caught between, nip point, hand, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18853580 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Printing machine operators

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