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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 707943 - Employee'S Arm And Hand Crushed Between Rollers

Accident: 707943 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 04/08/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1883593405/05/19872631Simkins Industries Inc
Employee #1 was attempting to feed paper between two rolls when his left hand became caught in the nip point of the rolls, severely crushing his hand and arm. There is a tool for performing this operation, but Employee #1 had not been instructed to use it and it was not located in the area where Employee #1 was working. The only training that Employee #1 had received was from watching others perform the operation.
Keywords: work rules, roller--mach/part, caught between, crushed, arm, hand tool, nip point, untrained, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18835934 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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