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Accident: 201636008 - Employee'S Arm Is Amputated In Laser Cutter

Accident: 201636008 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 06/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30983095806/02/20065051Bbc Steel Corp
At approximately 1:45 p.m. on June 1, 2006, Employee #1 was removing a piece of metal from a laser cutting table. He reached over the table as the cutter proceeded through its cycle. The laser cutting head amputated Employee #1's left arm. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: amputated, work rules, laser, machine operator, lockout, arm, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309830958 Hospitalized injury Amputation Slicing and cutting machine operators

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