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Accident: 111661.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip When Struck By Circular Saw

Accident: 111661.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 08/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342958.01508/29/2018Western Casework Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1343113.01508/29/2018Manpower Holding Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1342699.01508/28/2018Boyd Martin Construction, Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on August 28, 2019, an employee was cutting toe boards for a cabinet installation project using a Milwaukee M18 portable circular saw. The employee was struck by the board when it kicked back and came across his left hand, amputating the tip of his ring finger. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, amputated, circular saw, kick back, amputation, hand, finger, fingertip, saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1342958.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, construction trades
2 1343113.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, construction trades
3 1342699.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, construction trades

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