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Accident: 170248678 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Ripsaw

Accident: 170248678 -- Report ID: 1055330 -- Event Date: 04/06/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11152391604/06/19902434Valley Custom Cabinets & Millwork
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on April 6, 1990, Employee #1, age 19, of Valley Custom Cabinets and Millwork, was ripping lumber on a hand-fed circular ripsaw when his left hand struck the unguarded saw blade. His index and middle fingers were amputated, and he sustained multiple injuries to his thumb and ring finger.
Keywords: portable power tool, amputated, finger, work rules, struck against, circular saw, saw, blade, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111523916 Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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