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Accident: 14235774 - 3 Fingers Amputated By Circular Saw

Accident: 14235774 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 01/22/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
290849901/27/19862421Par-Mark Fence Co.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SAWING BOLTS (LOGS) WHEN A BOARD CAUGHT BETWEEN THE FENCE AND THE HEADSAW BLADE. THE EMPLOYEE REACHED OVER TO GIVE IT A "NICK" WITH HIS FINGERS TO KNOCK IT LOOSE. IT BROKE LOOSE INSTANTLY. A PIECE OF THE BOARD CAUGHT HIS GLOVE AND PULLED HIS HAND INTO THE SAW BLADE. THREE OF THE FINGERS BETWEEN THE THUMB AND LITTLE FINGER WERE AMPUTATED.
Keywords: amputated, finger, glove, guard, circular saw, saw, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2908499 Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators

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