Woman severs four fingers in machine shop accident

October 13, 1998

A Manchester woman severed four fingers in an industrial accident at a machine shop in Hampstead yesterday, state police said.

Sandra J. Nunn, 36, of the 3900 block of Schalk Road No. 1 was taken by MedEvac helicopter to the Raymond M. Curtis Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, where she was in good condition, a hospital spokesman said.

Nunn was working at an assembly machine at Fairlawn Tool and Die in the 1900 block of Hanover Pike in Hampstead when the accident occurred at 9: 30 a.m., said Tfc. Christopher Cole of the Westminster barracks.

Medical workers from Manchester said Nunn received first-aid from a volunteer firefighter, who works at Fairlawn.

A police report will be sent to Maryland Occupational Safety and Health officials, who will determine if the workplace accident should be investigated further, Cole said.

Hampstead council plans hearing to two proposals

The Hampstead Town Council will hold a public hearing on two proposals --restricting industrial districts and setting a weight limit on West Street -- at 7 p.m. today at Town Hall.

Public input is being sought on Ordinance No. 319, pertaining to restricted industrial districts, and the proposed road weight limit.

The regular Town Council meeting will be at 7: 30 p.m. and include discussions of: policy regarding disturbances to the town water system; Route 88 truck parking status; introduction to the House of Faith Fellowship; acceptance of bid to demolish a house at 1112 S. Main St.; proposed amendments to the town personnel policy; various ordinances, results of the new water rate schedule; and a sidewalk retrofit program.

The Town Hall is at 1034 S. Carroll St. Information: 410-239-7408.

Pub Date: 10/13/98

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