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Accident: 104994.015 - Employee Using Power Saw Has Two Fingers Amputated

Accident: 104994.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 03/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1311257.01504/24/2018Gatesco, Inc.
At 11:35 a.m. on March 30, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a building management company, was engaged in carpentry work at a multifamily residential building. He was using a power saw to cut sheets of lumber when the saw caught in the wood, kicked back, and struck Employee #1's left hand. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation of his left middle and ring fingers.
Keywords: saw, carpenter, finger, jammed, amputation, residential construction, lumber, kick back, electric saw, unguarded
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   2 28
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1311257.015 66 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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