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Accident: 668467 - Employee'S Hand Amputated At Wrist By Shear

Accident: 668467 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 03/02/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10286131703/02/19943089C & K Thermo Forming
While adjusting a plastic forming machine, Employee #1 reached around a bearer guard into the machine and his hand entered the area of a shear. His hand was amputated at the wrist.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, shear, plastic mfg, sheared, forming machine, hand, blind reaching, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102861317 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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