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Accident: 96844.015 - Employee'S Hand Is Crushed When Caught In Activated Rollers

Accident: 96844.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1204767.01501/23/2017Ball Corporation
At 5:00 p.m. on January 18, 2017, Employee #1 was using an acetone rag to clean a rotating ink roller during a label change. The rag or his glove was grabbed by the rollers, pulling his right hand into the roller mechanism. The employee sustained severe damage to the soft tissue on his right hand, requiring skin grafts and vessel transplants.
Keywords: ppe, unguarded, crushed, lockout/tagout, hand, glove, cleaning, skin, caught in, roller--mach/part, acetone
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1204767.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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