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Accident: 114646.015 - Employee Using Masonry Saw Amputates Thumb

Accident: 114646.015 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 03/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1386768.01503/21/2019Rising Sun Construction
At 9:45 a.m. on March 19, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a masonry company, was cutting a concrete cinderblock sidewalk at a commercial building. He was operat ing a masonry saw when his thumb came into contact with the blade. His thumb wa s amputated. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted for treatment of the amputation.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, circular saw, concrete slab, construction, contact, cutting, electric saw, thumb
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1386768.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Cutting concrete pavement
FatCause:

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