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Accident: 109236.015 - Employee Amputates Finger And Lacerates Three Others When Ci

Accident: 109236.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 09/10/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347001.01509/18/2018A.A. Pallet, Inc.
At 8:40 a.m. on September 10, 2018, an employee was using a circular saw to trim the edge of a wood pallet and finished making a cut. The employee was struck by the saw blade when it jumped back and struck him in his left hand, amputating his index finger and lacerating three others. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: pallet, finger, laceration, amputation, kick back, circular saw, amputated, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347001.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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