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Accident: 103676.015 - Employee Operating Table Saw Incurs Near-Amputation

Accident: 103676.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279087.01511/22/2017Residential Design Services
At 2:15 p.m. on November 9, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a residential constru ction company, was engaged in a flooring installation for a new residential stru cture. He was using a DeWalt portable table saw to cut a two by four piece of w ood. The saw bound up, and as Employee #1 pushed harder, his hand was drawn int o the blade, resulting in a near-amputation of his right thumb. Emergency servi ces were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was treate d for the laceration and released.
Keywords: amputation, blade, carpenter, laceration, material handling, residential construction, table saw, thumb, wood slab, work rules
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1279087.015 20 M Non Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
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Cause: Interior carpentry
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