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Accident: 14211494 - Employee 'S Finger Amputated While Working With Table Saw

Accident: 14211494 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/04/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1483478206/27/19841751Joseph Pekny Construction
An employee of Joseph Pekny Construction was cutting shims with a circular table saw to fix a fascia. He was momentarily distracted, and struck his index finger against the rotating blade of the saw. The saw was not equipped with an adjustable guard, and as a result the employee's finger was amputated below the second joint. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, ppe, finger, struck against, circular saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14834782 Hospitalized injury Amputation Physicists and astronomers

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