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Accident: 202522389 - Board Splinters Injures Employee'S Wrist

Accident: 202522389 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 04/23/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499674505/01/20122421Sierra Pacific Industries
At approximately 7 a.m. on April 23, 2012, Employee #1 was feeding white fur boards into the planer. The board splintered, throwing wood pieces, striking the employee. Employee #1 was standing approximately 28-ft from the point of operation. The employee sustained a fracture injury to the wrist. Employee #1 was treated at an area clinic and released.
Keywords: board, splinter, fracture, feed mill, point of operation, flying object, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314996745 Hospitalized injury Fracture Wood lathe, routing, and planing machine operators

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