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Accident: 106246.015 - Employee Amputates Finger When Operating A Circular Saw

Accident: 106246.015 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 03/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1300899.01503/13/2018Rosedale Roofing Company, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on March 8, 2018, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a roofing company, were working at a multiemployer construction project, a commercial building. Employee #1 was operating a DeWalt Circular Saw with a 24-tooth blade (Model DWE575, Serial Number 741633). He was rip cutting a 2 by 4 plank of lumber. The coworker was assisting. Employee #1's left hand made contact with the saw blade. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a laceration to his hand and amputation of his pinky finger. The finger was surgically reattached.
Keywords: caught in, construction, hand, amputation, lumber, finger, circular saw, struck by, roofer, blade
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1300899.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Roofers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Lifting operations

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