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Accident: 14565675 - Hand Amputated By Skilsaw

Accident: 14565675 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 03/05/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
254732103/06/19861751J L J Construction Corp
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASSIGNED THE TASK OF HELPING TO BUILD STAIR TOWERS. HE WAS USING A SKILSAW TO CUT 12 FOOT BY 2 INCH BY 6 INCH PIECES OF WOOD INTO 4 FOOT LENGTHS TO BE USED AS MID-SPAN BLOCKS IN THE WALL. HE WAS PLACING THE CUT PIECES ON THE COMPLETED WALL FOR USE AS A WORK BENCH WHILE CUTTING THE 4 FOOT LENGTHS. EMPLOYEE #1 SOMEHOW AMPUTATED HIS LEFT HAND AT THE WRIST WHILE DOING THIS JOB. HIS SUPERVISOR TRANSPORTED HIM TO THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: amputated, guard, saw, hand, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2547321 Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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