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Accident: 103412.015 - Employee Operating Circular Saw Amputates Finger In Kickback

Accident: 103412.015 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 01/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1289914.01501/24/2018Ridgeline Development, Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1289918.01501/24/2018Adl Construction Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on January 15, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in carpentry work at a multiemployer construction project, a one-story residential structure. He was operating an electric circular saw, a 7-inch Skilsaw Model Number SPT77WM, and performing rip cuts to wood two by fours. The saw kicked back, and the blade made contact with Employee #1's left hand ring finger. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the partial amputation of his finger.
Keywords: struck by, circular saw, equipment operator, kick back, residential construction, amputation, finger, electric saw, blade, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1289914.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction Laborer FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment
2 1289918.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction Laborer FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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