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Accident: 14506323 - Injured By Inadequately Guarded Saw Blade

Accident: 14506323 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/14/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
149892209/14/19842421Tigue Lumber Co
AN ATTACHMENT FAILURE CAUSED THE 19 INCH ROTATING SAW BLADE OF A TRIMMER SAW, BEING USED IN A SAWMILL, TO COME LOOSE AND FLY ONTO THE WALKWAY IN FRONT OF THE SAW. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STRUCK BY THE LOOSE SAWBLADE, SUFFERING AN AMPUTATED LEG, AMPUTATED FOOT ON HIS OTHER LEG AND ADDITIONAL LEG DAMAGE. ADEQUATE GUARDS WERE NOT BEING USED.
Keywords: guard, circular saw, laceration, struck by, foot, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1498922 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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