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Accident: 100368.015 - Employee Is Struck By Table Saw Blade And Fingers Are Lacera

Accident: 100368.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 10/17/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1274306.01511/01/2017Traemand California Inc
At 3:30 p.m. on October 17, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a hom e improvement company under contract with a retailer, were performing a cabinetr y installation at a private residence. Employee #1 was in the driveway near the garage and operating a portable table saw to cut a piece of wood. The saw's po wer cord was attached to an extension cord that extended to an outlet in the gar age. The residence's owner, who was walking in the garage, tripped over the ext ension cord, which caused the table saw's cord to jerk. The table saw blade shi fted, striking and cutting the fingers of Employee #1's left hand. Emergency se rvices were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He require d surgery to repair his lacerated fingers. He was released prior to 24 hours at the hospital.
Keywords: blade, carpenter, electric cord, finger, installing, laceration, residential construction, struck by, table saw, tripped
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274306.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Cabinet makers and bench carpenters

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