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Accident: 170163794 - Employee Amputates Thumb Using Skil Saw

Accident: 170163794 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 04/03/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11213514006/03/19921521Albert Sousa
Employee #1, a carpenter's helper, was cutting a piece of lumber with a Skil saw that had the guard wedged in an open position. He amputated his thumb and was hospitalized.
Keywords: portable power tool, amputated, work rules, construction, thumb, circular saw, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112135140 Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, construction trades

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