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Accident: 170890271 - Employee'S Finger And Thumb Lacerated By Circular Saw

Accident: 170890271 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 01/17/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11966904201/17/19968322Center For Independent Living
Employee #1, an instructional support technician in a woodworking shop, demonstrated tool use for students and faculty. Employee #1 was using a Delta-Rockwell 10 in. circular table saw to make a cut on a narrow piece of wood. He neglected to use the provided push stick and his left thumb and index finger contacted the rotating blade and were lacerated by it. Employee #1 was transported by his supervisor, who was in another room at the time of the accident, to St. Pore Hospital. No employer knowledge could be substantiated.
Keywords: rotating parts, finger, work rules, thumb, circular saw, laceration, blade, table saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119669042 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Technicians, n.e.c.

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