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Accident: 908236 - Employee'S Forearm And Hand Amputated By Dye Roller

Accident: 908236 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 02/04/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11567838502/11/19922261Phoenix Finishing Corporation
While operating a dye machine, Employee #1 attempted to straighten creases in the moving cloth and his left hand was caught in the roller and cloth. As he tried to pull himself loose, his right arm became entangled in the roller, which subsequently amputated his forearm and hand.
Keywords: amputated, forearm, caught by, roller--mach/part, dye machine, arm, entangled, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115678385 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous textile machine operators

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