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Accident: 108201.015 - Employee Amputates Multiple Fingers When Struck By Portable

Accident: 108201.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1338230.01508/13/2018Beacon Property Management, Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on August 3, 2018, an employee was using a DeWalt Model DCS577 portable electric saw to cut a door in a maintenance shop before installing it in an apartment unit. The employee placed his hand under the table to secure it from sliding away from him and his hand came into contact with the saw blade that was extending below the door. The employee amputated his two middle fingers and lacerated the remaining fingers. The employee was transported to Arrowhead Regional Hospital, where he was admitted.
Keywords: struck by, blade, finger, portable power tool, laceration, carpenter, amputated, saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1338230.015 32 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation

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