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Accident: 201623709 - Employee Lacerates Arm And Amputates Finger In Saw Blade

Accident: 201623709 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 03/29/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31679246404/01/20132421Rough & Ready Lumber Llc
On March 29, 2013, Employee #1 was locked out the Single Log Mill band saw and walked into the point of operation. The saw blades were still tuning as it was winding down. As he stepped past the number 1 band saw, his left hand made contact with the saw blade. Employee #1's arm was lacerated and his fingers were amputated. Employee #1 was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated and remained hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, bandsaw, finger, lockout, laceration, point of operation, sawmill, arm, blade, logging
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316792464 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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