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Accident: 108435.015 - Employee Operating Power Saw Amputates Fingertip

Accident: 108435.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336366.01508/03/2018Blazona Concrete Construction, Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on July 18, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a concrete construction company, was engaged in forming work at a multiemployer construction project, a new commercial building. He was operating a Skilsaw SPT77WM/SPT77WML power saw to cut wood stakes for concrete forms. The saw blade came into contact with his right hand and amputated the tip of his middle finger. The employee was transported to the hospital, received treatment for the finger amputation, and was released without hospitalization.
Keywords: saw, blade, amputation, laceration, electric saw, construction, concrete form work, form work, unsecured, amputated, cutting, fingertip, untrained, stakes
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   48
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1336366.015 26 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Lifting operations

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