Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170570444 - Employee Injured When Scrap Lumber Kicks Back From Saw
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|126497429||05/14/1996||2421||Georgia Pacific Corporation, Alcolu Sawmill|
Employee #1 was using a resaw equipped with a block guard, spreader, and anti-kickback fingers to cut off the edges of raw lumber. A piece of lumber that tapered from 2 in. wide to 1/8 in. wide struck the side of the saw blade and was thrown back into Employee #1. The point of the scrap punctured his abdomen and entered his kidney.
|1||126497429||Hospitalized injury||Puncture||Sawing machine operators|