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Accident: 170826093 - Employee'S Hand And Fingers Injured In Circular Saw

Accident: 170826093 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 03/11/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12736802503/14/19961751Exterior Home Services, Inc.
Employee #1 was using a skill saw to cut approximately 2.5 in. wide wood filler strips for kitchen cabinets. His left hand struck against the rotating saw blade, and he suffered severe lacerations to his fingers, including partial amputation of his ring finger. The guard had been removed the previous day when the blade was changed, and it had not been reinstalled.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, struck against, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, blade, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 127368025 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters

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