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Accident: 100600.015 - Furniture Factory Worker Amputates Fingers On Table Saw

Accident: 100600.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 11/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276365.01511/06/2017Kith Furniture, L.L.C.
At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, 2017, an employee was working for a manufacturer of non-upholstered wood household furniture. He was operating a table saw to cut wood parts for furniture. As he reached for the parts, he hit his elbow on the table saw. This action caused him to move his hand into the saw blade. He sustained the amputation of the middle and index fingers on his left hand. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: rotating parts, table saw, blade, equipment operator, machine guarding, amputation, finger, carpenter, amputated, struck against, saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1276365.015 35 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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