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Accident: 117152.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Using Saw

Accident: 117152.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 06/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1408433.01506/11/2019Palletone Of Florida, Inc.

At 7:50 p.m. on June 4, 2019, an employee was attempting to clean out a dust col lection pipe at the connection point to the band saw. The employee placed his ri ght hand inside the exhaust vent connection to the band saw while the saw blade was still moving. The saw blade lacerated and fractured the employee's middle fi nger and lacerated his ring finger on his right hand. Part of the employee's mid dle finger required amputation, but the employee was not hospitalized.

Keywords: amputation, bandsaw, blade, cleaning, contact, dust collector, finger, laceration, lockout/tagout

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1408433.015 50 M Non Hospitalized injury Sawing machine operators

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