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Accident: 201636214 - Employee Amputates Hand While Operating Bandsaw

Accident: 201636214 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 09/08/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31027388309/08/20063714American Metal Products Co Inc
On September 8, 2006, Employee #1 was using a bandsaw to cut a pipe. The pipe was clamped in a vise. Once the cut was complete through the pipe, Employee #1 loosened the vice and reached to remove the pipe. His glove got caught by the blade of the bandsaw and his hand was pulled into the point of operation. Employee #1 was hospitalized and treated for a partially severed hand.
Keywords: amputated, caught by, saw, caught between, laceration, point of operation, hand tool, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310273883 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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