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Accident: 201620101 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Radial Arm Saw

Accident: 201620101 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 10/16/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30122503310/21/19972435Robert Reynolds & Donald Reynolds

Employee #1 was using a radial arm saw to cut a stack of 3/8 in. plywood at a 45 degree angle. He finished making his cut and was sweeping away the sawdust and end trim away with his gloved right hand when it struck the saw blade. Employee #1's hand was drawn into the saw, and his little, ring, and middle fingers were amputated.

Keywords: clothing, amputated, finger, glove, work rules, cleaning, struck against, caught by, saw, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301225033 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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