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Accident: 101009.015 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated By Table Saw Blade

Accident: 101009.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 11/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279223.01511/28/2017Brookside Lumber & Supply Company, Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on November 16, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a lumber company, w as engaged in interior carpentry work at a residential construction site. While using an unguarded portable table saw to cut trim for a cabinet, Employee #1 ca ught two fingers in the saw blade. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the amputation of the two fingers.
Keywords: amputation, blade, carpenter, caught in, finger, residential construction, table saw, unguarded, wood panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1279223.015 69 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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