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Accident: 201621489 - Employee'S Hand Amputated In Saw

Accident: 201621489 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 11/18/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30632747911/19/20032431Rogue Valley Door Inc
On November 18, 2003, Employee #1 was operating a saw. He placed his left hand between the panel saw guard and the backstop. The forward button was activated somehow, and his left hand was amputated near the wrist by the cycling saw. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, sawyer, caught by, saw, caught between, struck by, nip point, hand, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306327479 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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