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Accident: 101369.015 - Employee Amputates Left Thumb Using A Portable Circular Saw

Accident: 101369.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268233.01510/04/2017Anchor Pacifica Management Company
At 10:30 p.m. on September 5, 2017, Employee #1 was attempting to cut rabbet joints off the end of a piece of drawer plywood with a portable circular saw, while supporting the work on the floor with his foot. The saw slipped and the employee amputated his left thumb. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: struck against, unguarded, unstable position, blade, circular saw, amputated, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1268233.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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