DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2020-04-14ExeterRhode IslandHardwood Design, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
After planing the edge of a piece of wood with a jointer, an employee was inspecting the wood when the jointer's cutting head caught his left glove at the little finger. The finger was amputated at the first joint, below the fingernail.
2015-12-11Saint JosephMissouriAMERICAN WALNUT CO.Forearm(s)Caught in running equipment or machinery during regular operation
An employee in the Planing Area was working at the middle wood profiler. When she reached over to the pallet next to her to pick up an air hose with her left hand, her right sleeve became caught in the wood profiler's cutter head. The employee received lacerations to her right forearm and was hospitalized.
2015-02-25DudleyGeorgiaGilman Building Products, LLCFinger(s), fingernail(s)Contact with objects and equipment
Employee suffered a broken finger and a partial amputation on two separate fingers of the left hand while working at the tilt hoist in the planing mill.