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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170804660 - Employee Lacerates Hand In Carbide Saw

Accident: 170804660 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 06/16/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12667952106/16/19953365Consolidated Metco Inc
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on June 15, 1995, Employee #1, a molder, was working in a work cell with a sawyer who was operating a 36 in. carbide saw. A bolt that held down the saw became loose and the sawyer left to call maintenance to tighten it. Employee #1, believing there was a nut on the other end of the bolt, reached into the saw with his left hand to check for a nut. A blade to the saw that was in close proximity to the nut caught Employee #1's glove. His hand was drawn into the saw, severely cutting the back of it across the base of his fingers.
Keywords: work rules, caught by, lockout, saw, laceration, bolt, blade, hand, blind reaching
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126679521 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Molding and casting machine operators

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