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Accident: 170606727 - Employee'S Arm Pulled Into Reciprocating Saw Blade

Accident: 170606727 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 04/07/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12005040604/20/19943429Hardman Air Specialty
Employee #1 was using a drill press with a 3 in. diameter sawing bit to trim aluminum airplane ashtray assemblies with a reciprocating saw blade. The drill was in the stationary position (not moving up and down) when Employee #1 caught the arm of his work smock on the moving blade, pulling his arm into the blade. He sustained a severe laceration to his left forearm. An accident-related citation was issued.
Keywords: clothing, work rules, struck against, caught by, saw, laceration, drill press, arm, blade, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120050406 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Machine operators, not specified

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