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Accident: 106733.015 - Jointer/Planer Operator Amputates Fingertip While Completing

Accident: 106733.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 05/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1324951.01506/25/2018Pioneer Custom
At 9:15 a.m. on May 14, 2018, Employee #1 was engaged in carpentry work at a commercial building. He was operating a jointer/planer power tool and smoothing the edges of wood panels that measured 18 inches long and 2.5 to 5 inches wide. His glove became caught in the power tool, and the machine pulled his right index finger into it. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for the amputation of his fingertip. He was then released without hospitalization.
Keywords: planing machine, portable power tool, glove, finger, wood panel, partial amputation, carpenter, equipment operator, construction, caught in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1324951.015 41 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters

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