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Accident: 109024.015 - Employee Amputates Fingers When Reaching Under Guard

Accident: 109024.015 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 09/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1345299.01509/11/2018Southwest Forest Products, Inc.
At 11:10 a.m. on September 5, 2019, an employee was standing on the back of a notching machine in order to retrieve pieces of wood. The employee reached under the rubber guard and his hand was caught in the blades, resulting in an amputation to four fingers on the left hand.
Keywords: caught in, finger, amputation, guard, amputated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1345299.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Milling and planing machine operators

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