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Accident: 997387 - Employee'S Fingers Caught In Nip Point

Accident: 997387 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 01/13/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10198456501/13/19882434Home Crest Corporation
At approximately 6:05 a.m. on January 13, 1988, Employee #1 was wiping the dust from the 68 1/4 long by 27 inch round metal roll on the east side of a laminating machine. The rag caught between the top two rolls and pulled his left hand into the nip point, crushing and lacerating his left hand and fingers. Although Employee #1 was not hospitalized, he said that his ring fingertip may have to be amputated at a later date.
Keywords: cleaning, caught by, roller--mach/part, crushed, laceration, nip point, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101984565 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Cementing and gluing machine operators

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