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Accident: 202633707 - Home Improvement Worker Injures Finger On Saw

Accident: 202633707 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 02/01/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351214704/01/20115211Lowe'S Home Improvement
At approximately 5:15 p.m. on February 1, 2011, Employee #1, a 30-year-old male Lumber Department Manager with Lowe's Home Improvement was attempting to clear a jam on the energized dust collector for a panel saw. Employee #1 placed his left hand into the dust collector and contacted a fan blade. His fingers were lacerated and Employee #1 was hospitalized as a result of this incident.
Keywords: fan blade, finger, dust collector, jammed, saw, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313512147 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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