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Accident: 170089585 - Employee Impaled By Flying Piece Of Wood

Accident: 170089585 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/27/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12371266301/27/19934225Fred Meyer Stores Inc
At approximately 9 a.m. on August 5, 1993, Employee #1 had just put a board measuring 1/2 inch by 7 inches by 12 feet into the infeed of a gang rip saw. He was moving away from the infeed end when a piece measuring 1/2 inch by 1 inch by 12 feet long flew out of the infeed end past the hold down fingers. It struck him in the left hip and partially exited out his right hip. He was hospitalized at Emanual Hospital where he underwent surgical treatment for the removal of the wooden piece.
Keywords: kick back, wood slab, impaled, saw, struck by, flying object, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123712663 Hospitalized injury Puncture Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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