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Accident: 202638045 - Employee Amputates Hand In Woodworking Machine

Accident: 202638045 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/01/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31706243811/04/20133716Thor Motor Coach Inc
On June 1, 2013, Employee #1 was operating a woodworking machine. The employee was using an inappropriate machine for the wood size and it slide the wood in point of operation with the employee's hand. Employee #1's hand was severed at the wrist. The employee was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated for his hand amputation. Employee #1 remained hospitalized.
Keywords: severed, amputated, wood slab, machine operator, point of operation, hand, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317062438 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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