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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170238315 - Employee'S Arm Amputated By Radial Saw

Accident: 170238315 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 09/25/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11539070010/24/19952448Alaska Smokehouse Inc

At 8:45 a.m. on September 25, 1995, Employee #1 was operating a radial saw while wearing a loose fitting sweater. The left arm of her sweater became caught in the saw blade and the cutting head traveled across her left arm, amputating it approximately 4 in. below the elbow. For further information, see Inspection Report #115390700.

Keywords: clothing, amputated, work rules, caught by, saw, arm, unguarded

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115390700 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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