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Accident: 105925.015 - Employee Is Struck By Circular Saw Blade And Had To Have Fin

Accident: 105925.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 05/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318439.01505/24/2018New Dimensions Precision Machining, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on May 16, 2018, an employee had been using a Kaltenbach automatic cold saw and was cleaning metal chips from beneath the cutting table. The employee turned the saw off but did not wait for the blade to come to a complete stop before putting his hand near it. The employee struck his hand with the saw blade and severely lacerated his right index finger. The finger was later amputated. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: struck by, blade, circular saw, laceration, amputation, finger, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1318439.015 62 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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