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Accident: 201800505 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Saw

Accident: 201800505 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 01/19/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30717999401/25/20065051Gregg Industries Inc
At approximately 13:30 p.m. on January 19, 2006, Employee #1 was operating a metal cut-off machine to cut a casting that weighted approximately 25 pounds. While he was cutting a metal casting part, the abrasive grinding wheel of the cut-off machine caught on the casting, drew his left hand into the cutting wheel, and amputated his left middle and ring fingertips. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, guard, casting, caught by, saw, blade, unguarded, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307179994 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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