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Accident: 106604.015 - Employee Is Caught By Saw Blade And Amputates Index Finger F

Accident: 106604.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 05/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1321690.01506/19/2018Mueller Impacts Co Inc
At 6:30 p.m. on May 24, 2018, an employee removed an interlocked guard to the rear of the saw he was using while cutting aluminum parts so that he could cut a part to specifications. However, the employee reached into the machine without waiting for the blade to come to a complete stop and amputated his left index finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: saw, amputation, guard, amputated, blade, finger, caught by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1321690.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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