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Accident: 112453.015 - Employee Loses Hand When Struck By Planer Blade During Chang

Accident: 112453.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 08/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335118.01508/01/2018Teal Jones Lumber, Llc
On August 1, 2018, an employee was working with a coworker while changing out the planer's blade who had shut down the side head motor and was applying the break to slow the head down. The employee reached for the head while it was still spinning and was caught by and pulled into it, severing several appendages and severely lacerated his hand. Hospitalization was not required.
Keywords: struck by, amputation, milling machine, laceration, amputated, blade, hand, caught by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1335118.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine feeders and offbearers

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