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Accident: 200925014 - Employee'S Arm Amputated By Brush Chipper

Accident: 200925014 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 06/21/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31117585506/21/20070783Vdot, Franklin Residency
On June 21, 2007, Employee #1 was operating a Bandit brush chipper, when the glove on her right hand was caught, which pulled her arm and hand into the infeed chute of the chipper. The feed wheels of the chipper pulled Employee #1's right arm and hand into contact with the rotating blade of the chipper. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of the amputated arm.
Keywords: amputated, glove, machine operator, caught by, chipper, arm, blade, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311175855 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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