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Accident: 170561138 - Employee'S Hand And Arm Amputated By Machine

Accident: 170561138 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 08/20/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11115288008/25/19942211Shuford Mills, Inc.
Employee #1 was attempting to blow a wrap-up from a card with a compressed air hose. The air hose was caught and pulled into the machine along with the employee's right arm. His hand and arm were traumatically amputated by the machine to a point about three inches above the right elbow.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, caught by, air hose, arm, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111152880 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous textile machine operators

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