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Accident: 170725477 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Circular Saw

Accident: 170725477 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 04/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11174725905/27/19921751Ellison Construction
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on April 23, 1992, Employee #1, of Ellison Construction, was working as a carpenter at a residential construction site in Oakley, CA. While he was cutting a short piece of 2 by 4, the circular saw kicked and pulled his left hand toward the blade. He was taken to Delta Memorial Hospital in Antioch, for treatment of cuts to the index, middle, and ring fingers and amputation of the little finger.
Keywords: kick back, portable power tool, amputated, carpenter, finger, construction, circular saw, saw, blade, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111747259 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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