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Accident: 95988.015 - Employee Sustains Abrasions, Contusions, Avulsions And De-Gl

Accident: 95988.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 05/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1235181.01505/30/2017Royal Container Corporation
At 9:00 a.m. on May 3, 2017, an employee was cleaning moving printing ink rollers on a Langston printing press with a rag, and spray degreaser/cleaner. The rag and employee's hand was drawn into the in-running ink rollers. The employee's hand was caught in the machine for approximately 10 minutes before it could be extracted. The employee sustained abrasions, contusions, and avulsions to the right fingers and the right hand which required surgical repair for arterial damage and skin reattachment.
Keywords: printing press, finger, guard, maintenance, hand, lockout/tagout, contusion, caught in, abrasion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1235181.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Printing machine operators

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