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Accident: 115220.015 - Employee Amputates Tip Of Thumb When Struck By Saw Blade

Accident: 115220.015 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 04/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392008.01504/10/2019Cousineau Wood Products
At 3:10 p.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was cleaning a piece of wood debris f rom under a saw's guard and caught his left hand's thumb when struck by the saw blade, amputating the tip of his thumb. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, blade, caught by, fingertip, saw, struck by, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392008.015 57 M Non Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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