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Accident: 201700903 - Employee Suffers Amputation While Using Saw

Accident: 201700903 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 09/19/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30330870409/28/20002431Jeld Wen Inc
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on September 19, 2000, Employee #1 was operating a molder. After pushing a piece of wood through the molder, Employee #1 contacted a moving saw blade while removing his hand from the point of operation. The saw amputated the index and middle fingers of the Employee #1's right hand. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, molding machine, point of operation, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303308704 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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