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Accident: 201150620 - Employee'S Fingertip Amputated In Edge Bander

Accident: 201150620 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/28/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11995755309/04/19972499Do+Able Products Inc
At approximately 8:00 p.m. on March 28, 1997, Employee #1, age 19, opened the door of an edge bander to remove glue that had accumulated in a guide. The guide was located in close proximity to a revolving circular saw blade. The distal end of Employee #1's left middle finger was amputated when it struck against the blade.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, cleaning, struck against, circular saw, saw, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119957553 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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