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Accident: 170838684 - Apprentice Trim Carpenter'S Finger Amputated By Circular Saw

Accident: 170838684 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 11/19/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11963313911/20/20031751Cary Construction
At approximately 4:15 p.m. on November 19, 2003, Employee #1, an apprentice trim carpenter for Cary Construction, was working at Shea Homes "Sonrisa" tract, under construction in American Canyon, CA, fitting baseboards under the stairs and was ripping a 0.375 in. wide strip off the top of a piece of the particle baseboard with his personally-owned Dewalt 6.5 in. battery-powered circular saw, serial # 24293, while holding the 6 ft 4 in. long section of 3.25 in. wide material in his left hand, when he ran the saw into his hand, amputating the little finger of his left hand.
Keywords: amputated, carpenter, finger, construction, circular saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119633139 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenter apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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