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Accident: 800839 - Employee Suffers Multiple Fractures When Caught In Nip Point

Accident: 800839 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 03/09/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10783540703/08/19903312The Worthington Steel Co.
Employee #1 was using a 60 in. Loopco, 1079-M slitting line machine to help with the slitting of a 48 in. wide coil of steel. He was putting plastic strips in to adjust the thickness of the coil when his hand caught between the roll and the nip point where the coil was winding. Employee #1 suffered lacerations to his arm, face, and neck, a concussion, a broken collarbone, a broken jaw, and other facial fractures and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, collarbone, roller--mach/part, caught between, laceration, concussion, nip point, slitter, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107835407 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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