Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

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

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close