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Accident: 112786.015 - Employee Operating Power Saw Amputates Finger

Accident: 112786.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 01/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372600.01501/22/2019Luther Construction Company, Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on January 15, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was working at the construction site for a one-story commercial building. H e was operating a power saw and sawing a board when the saw kicked the board bac k. Employee #1 attempted to grab the board but grabbed the saw blade instead. His left hand ring finger was amputated. The employee was transported to the ho spital, admitted, and treated for the finger amputation.
Keywords: amputated, blade, carpenter, caught in, construction, equipment operator, finger, kick back, laceration, lumber, saw, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1372600.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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