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Accident: 170835763 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated While Using Table Saw

Accident: 170835763 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 01/22/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12554124311/10/20081752Michael Stokes Dba Stokes Flooring
At about 2:30 p.m. on January 22, 2008, Employee#1, Carpet Installer Stokes Flooring, used table saw (Bosch, Model Number 4000, Serial Number 588313762) to cut a 5 in. wide approximately 5 ft long hardwood flooring board. When finished, he grabbed board, lost balance, contacted unguarded blade with left hand, amputating four fingers. The employee was hospitalized, with fingers reattached.
Keywords: amputated, repair, finger, floor hole, machine operator, lost balance, unguarded, table saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Other Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125541243 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpet installers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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