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Accident: 170765952 - Employee Amputates Two Fingers With Saw

Accident: 170765952 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 12/08/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12553413112/09/20051521Tom Davison Remodeling Specialist
On December 8, 2005, Employee #1 was ripping a board with a Makita Hypoid saw. He was injured when the saw kicked back and came into contact with his fingers. He was hospitalized for amputation of two of his fingers.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, circular saw, saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125534131 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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