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Accident: 112293.015 - Employee Lacerates Finger On Vertical Bandsaw Blade

Accident: 112293.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 07/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343438.01507/27/2018Tube-Tainer Inc.
At 7:00 p.m. on July 25, 2018, Employee #1 was using a vertical band saw to cut pieces of stacked material that was approximately 78 inches in length and 4 inch es in height, in half, preparing the pieces for disposal. As he engaged the mach ine and began to push the material towards the blade point of operation, he used both his left and right hands to push the materials through. Once the material was pushed through and cut in half, Employee #1 removed his right hand from the material, lifted it upwards and towards the blade point of operation, striking t he blade. He sustained a laceration to his right index finger and middle finger and was hospitalized.
Keywords: bandsaw, blade, finger, laceration, point of operation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1343438.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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