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Accident: 109051.015 - Employee Receives Severe Lacerations To Pinky Resulting In A

Accident: 109051.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 05/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1316164.01505/15/2018Lukic Construction Inc.
At 11:38 a.m. on May 14, 2018, an employee was using a circular saw (DeWalt, 18V cordless circular saw, Model Number DC390) to cut through a two inch by six inch joist to replace the subfloor in a residential bathroom. While making the cut, the employee's saw made contact with a water line running against the joist that caused the saw to kick back and make contact with the employee's left pinky finger. The employee received severe laceration injuries to his pinky finger, which was medically amputated.
Keywords: saw, board, finger, joist, amputation, laceration, kick back, circular saw, cutting, amputated
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1316164.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Lifting operations

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