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Accident: 100672.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip With Circular Saw

Accident: 100672.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 10/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276844.01511/13/2017Thomas Safran & Associates
At 5:00 p.m. on October 3, 2017, Employee #1, a Maintenance Technician, was performing maintenance repairs. He was cutting small pieces of wood with a hand held Ryobi circular saw, which was guarded in accordance with the manufacturers manual. The employee was holding the pieces of wood in one hand and the circular saw in the other. The wood was not supported and the saw slipped, cutting off the tip of Employee #1's left pinky finger. The employee was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and later released.
Keywords: unstable position, maintenance, amputation, finger, circular saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1276844.015 58 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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