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Accident: 200535805 - Employee Lacerates And Amputates Finger In Trimmer Machine

Accident: 200535805 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 05/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31716221206/06/20132521Hon Oak Laminate
On May 11, 2013, Employee #1 reached into the front of the Brandt Single Sided Edge Bander Machine (Serial Number 34276) to clean a glue build-up from the trimmer wheels. Using his left hand the tip of the employee's left index finger was caught in the trimmer wheels. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for a laceration and amputation of his hand and finger. Employee #1 was later released.
Keywords: wheel, amputated, glue, finger, cleaning, machine operator, laceration, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317162212 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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