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Accident: 202510053 - Employee Sustains Fractured Arm/Amputated Finger In Shear

Accident: 202510053 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 09/12/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31681870709/16/20135093Kenneth Graunstadt Dba Graunstadt Entrprises & Del
On September 12, 2013, Employee #1, with Kenneth Graunstadt Dba Graunstadt Entrprises & Del, was working on an alligator shear (Hydraulic Shear Pull - V) in a scrap and salvage facility. Employee #1 was cutting aluminum scrap, when he was pulled into the point of operation of the unguarded shear blade. Employee #1 sustained fractures and crushing amputation injuries to his arm and fingers. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, amputated, shear, finger, waste proc fac, hydraulic tool, point of operation, arm, blade, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316818707 Hospitalized injury Fracture Misc. metal & plastic processing machine operators

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