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Accident: 108244.015 - Employee Strikes Index Finger Against Portable Table Saw Bla

Accident: 108244.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1307135.01504/06/2018Lrb Millwork And Casework, Inc
At 11:52 a.m. on March 30, 2018, an employee was installing shelves for a cabinet in an office and was using a Ryobi RTS21G portable table saw with a 10 inch blade to cut a piece of wood. As he was cutting the wood, the employee felt a knot and put more pressure to push the knot through the blade and his left index finger struck the rotating blade, amputating it from his hand. The employee was transported to the Regional Medical Center for treatment and was released several hours later.
Keywords: struck against, portable power tool, amputation, finger, table saw, amputated, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1307135.015 65 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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