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Accident: 170607295 - Employee'S Fingers Injured By Contact With Jointer Blade

Accident: 170607295 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 11/30/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on November 30, 1993, Employee #1 was planing the rough surface from a 6 in. by 6 in. by 2 in. block of mahogany wood when the block suddenly tilted forward, causing four of Employee #1's fingers to come in contact with the jointer blades. This resulted in injuries for which he was hospitalized. There were no violations associated with the Northfield jointer. A push stick was not used for the planing operation, which is a violation of T8CCR 4311(4).
Keywords: blocks, finger, work rules, struck against, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119971323 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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