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Accident: 109180.015 - Employee Amputates Hand When Struck By Spline Remover Head

Accident: 109180.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 09/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1346632.01509/14/2018Biewer-Wisconsin Sawmill, Inc.
At 11:00 p.m. on September 13, 2018, an employee was clearing a blocked photo eye on the spline remover and entered the guardrail while the remover was running and other equipment was not isolated or locked out. The employee's right hand came into contact with the remover head and was amputated at the wrist. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, hand, amputation, guardrail, blade, caught by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1346632.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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