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Accident: 113987.015 - Employee Amputates Three Fingers In Notcher

Accident: 113987.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 02/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1381351.01502/22/2019Tnm Lumberworks
At 12:45 p.m. on February 18, 2019, Employee # 1 was straightening boards on the notcher. The notcher had a misfeed, and Employee # 1 reached under the notcher with his right hand, while the notcher was still running, to remove the obstruction. He suffered an amputation of the first and second finger on his right hand, at the second knuckle, and of the third finger at the first knuckle. The entry states he was not hospitalized, but it is likely that he was.
Keywords: unguarded, hand, amputation, finger, amputated, fingertip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1381351.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Milling and planing machine operators

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