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Accident: 105224.015 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated When Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 105224.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 01/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1304008.01503/16/2018Edison Power Constructors Inc.
At 3:05 a.m. on January 23, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was operating a circular saw to cut a threaded bolt. The saw jumped/kicked back, and the blade struck and partially amputated Employee #1's finger. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was treated for the partial amputation and released.
Keywords: ppe, amputation, kick back, finger, blade, bolt, circular saw, equipment operator, construction, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1304008.015 49 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Electrical power installers and repairers

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