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Accident: 202489332 - Employee'S Pinky Is Fractured In Machine

Accident: 202489332 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/09/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582574509/30/20092421Dorris Lumber & Moulding
On July 9, 2009, Employee #1 was a moulding feeder for a manufacturer of wood moulding products. A section of moulding broke into pieces in the in-feed side of the machine. Employee #1 turned the machine off to clear the broken pieces. The in-feed roll had not completely stopped when he leaned on the machine to open the guard that covered the feed roll. The pinky of his right hand was fractured when the tip of his leather glove and finger were pulled into the turning feed roll. He was hospitalized for treatment of his injury.
Keywords: fracture, finger, glove, roller--mach/part, point of operation, wood shaper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125825745 Hospitalized injury Fracture Milling and planing machine operators

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