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Accident: 115122.015 - Employee Operating Wood Planer Sustains Amputation To Two Fi

Accident: 115122.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 03/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1391151.01504/05/2019Aetna Plywood, Inc.
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on March 28, 2019, Employee # 1, a warehouse worker, operating a wood planer machine was using an air blower to clean saw dust and debris from between the blades of the planer machine. Employee # 1 placed his hand too close to the bed of the rotating blades and his glove got caught and pulled his right hand into the blades. Employee # 1 sustained amputations to the right pinky and middle fingers.
Keywords: planing machine, amputated, caught by, finger, amputation, hand, glove, cleaning, blade, warehouse, caught in, rotating parts, sawdust
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1391151.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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