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Accident: 116047.015 - Employee Amputates Finger While Using Table Saw

Accident: 116047.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/11/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392345.01505/08/2019Tempro Industries Inc
At 7:30 a.m. on March 11, 2019, an employee was using a circular saw blade/table saw to rip/cut a plastic composite panel to make a shipping container. The plastic panel became crooked and did not directly lined up with the blade. The blade became bound and the employee attempted to reorient the panel by hand. The panel was jerked by the same blade and the employee's hand was pulled into the operating blade. The employee was hospitalized due to the amputation of his entire index finger and laceration of the thumb on the right hand.
Keywords: panel, thumb, blade, finger, amputation, laceration, circular saw, container, table saw, caught in
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392345.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified

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