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Accident: 170380323 - Employee Lacerates Three Fingers In Notching Machine

Accident: 170380323 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12028728901/11/19957532Sonoma Pacific Co
Employee #1, of the Sonoma Pacific Company, was standing in front of a Hazelthorn Notching Machine removing notched 2 by 4s while a coworker fed the machine at its rear. Employee #1 reached around the safety guard and into the point of operation where multiple blades lacerated three fingers of his right hand.
Keywords: finger, guard, work rules, laceration, point of operation, blade, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120287289 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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