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Accident: 101808.015 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated In Power Saw Kick Back

Accident: 101808.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 11/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1280985.01512/05/2017Miki Erez
At 4:15 p.m. on November 28, 2017, Employee #1 was operating a circular hand saw to rip a two by four piece of wood. The saw kicked back and amputated Employee #1's thumb. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the amputation.
Keywords: rip, circular saw, electric saw, amputation, kick back, construction, carpenter, struck by, thumb, wood slab
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1280985.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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