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Accident: 170804066 - Employee Hospitalized When Abdomen Punctured By Wood Block

Accident: 170804066 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 10/12/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12622719810/12/19942421Oregon Canadian Forest Products Inc
Employee #1, of Oregon-Canadian Forest Products, North Plains, OR, was feeding blocks of hardwood into a rip saw when an outside piece of material kicked back. It penetrated the employee's leather apron, punctured his abdomen, and became lodged in his abdomen. He was hospitalized. The employer, a resaw mill, produces mill ends with F-joints for full length resale to window manufacturers.
Keywords: kick back, abdomen, ppe, blocks, sawmill, struck by, puncture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126227198 Hospitalized injury Puncture Sawing machine operators

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