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Accident: 113629.015 - Worker Operating Table Saw Suffers Amputation To Left Thumb

Accident: 113629.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 02/07/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1378694.01502/14/2019Distinctive Doors, Inc./Pella Corporation
At 8:30 a.m. on February 7, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that manufa ctured wooden windows and doors. He was operating a table saw to cut a piece of trim. With his right hand, he was using a push piece. The trim was lifting off t he table, so he pushed it down with his left hand. The trim kicked back, and his left hand came into contact with the saw blade. He suffered an amputation to hi s thumb. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, hand, kick back, machine operator, struck against, table saw, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1378694.015 65 M Non Hospitalized injury Assemblers

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