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Accident: 109766.015 - Employee Is Injured In Circular Saw Kick Back And Requires F

Accident: 109766.015 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 11/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351135.01510/04/2018Abhe And Svoboda Inc.
At 1:45 p.m. on November 2, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a company specializing in infrastructure repairs, was engaged in maintenance and repair work at a bridge. He was using a circular saw to cut a piece of wood. The saw kicked back, and Employee #1's left index finger was cut. He was transported to a medical care center, where he was treated for the cut. He received outpatient medical treatment for the injury until May 11, 2018, when medical professionals amputated the fingertip.
Keywords: wood slab, bridge, construction, kick back, laceration, amputation, material handling, electric saw, circular saw, work rules
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351135.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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