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Accident: 170194534 - Employee'S Fingers Injured By Circular Saw

Accident: 170194534 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/11/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11204409404/16/19911542D & K Construction
At approximately 7:50 a.m. on April 11, 1991, Employee #1 was using Skil power saw, model 77, with a 7 1/4 in. blade to cut a 3 in. by 3 in. board. His left little finger was amputated to the second knuckle and he suffered deep lacerations to his left ring and middle fingers. The retractable blade guard had been fixed in an inoperative position. The employer was cited for a general violation of T8CCR 4307(c).
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, work rules, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112044094 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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