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Accident: 170882088 - Employee'S Finger Amputated By Exposed Jig Blade

Accident: 170882088 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/01/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11977921307/06/19942421Boyd Furniture Company
Employee #1 was attempting to cut wood material on a jig which was set up on a table saw. The jig had an unguarded, exposed blade. As the employee pushed the material through the moving blade, the material slipped on the jig, causing the employee's finger to go into the moving blade. The third finger of the right hand was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, slip, struck against, saw, blade, jigsaw, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119779213 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Miscellaneous precision woodworkers

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