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Accident: 101407.015 - Employee Suffers Amputation Of Thumb When Struck Against Ung

Accident: 101407.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268027.01510/03/2017Einmalig Limited
At 10:00 a.m. on September 28, 2017, Employee #1 was assigned to cut two by four lengths of lumber to make crates for loading and transporting parts. The employee was using a 7.25 inch circular Skill saw that he had not received training on. Employee #1 zip-tied the guard back, and struck his left thumb against the blade, amputating it. He was hospitalized for his injury.
Keywords: struck against, thumb, blade, amputation, circular saw, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1268027.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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