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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1343438.015 - Tube-Tainer Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office
Employee Lacerates Finger On Vertical Bandsaw Blade
At 7:00 p.m. on July 25, 2018, Employee #1 was using a vertical band saw to cut pieces of stacked material that was approximately 78 inches in length and 4 inch es in height, in half, preparing the pieces for disposal. As he engaged the mach ine and began to push the material towards the blade point of operation, he used both his left and right hands to push the materials through. Once the material was pushed through and cut in half, Employee #1 removed his right hand from the material, lifted it upwards and towards the blade point of operation, striking t he blade. He sustained a laceration to his right index finger and middle finger and was hospitalized.
bandsaw, blade, finger, laceration, point of operation
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