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Accident: 673970 - Employee'S Arm Severed By Lathe

Accident: 673970 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 11/05/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10420410211/05/19872038Blue Star Foods Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10420412811/05/19871541Mahoney Construction

At 11:36 on October 21, 1987, Employee #1 was working his regularly assigned job on a Springfield 18 ft lathe in the maintenance department. His sleeve became caught by the turning stock in the lathe, pulling him into the machine. His left arm was totally severed from his shoulder and he was transported to a trauma center for possible reattachment.

Keywords: amputated, clothing, severed, lathe, maintenance, rotating parts, caught by, arm

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104204102 Hospitalized injury Amputation Lathe and turning machine operators
2 104204128 Occupation Not Listed

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