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Accident: 170903397 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Circular Saw

Accident: 170903397 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 02/09/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11983161802/14/19963444Kelly Pipe Company
Employee #1 was using a 10 in. circular power saw to cut wood stock. He shut off the power to pull out a piece of wood, but reached under the saw's cover before the blade had come to a full stop. Employee #1's index and middle fingers on his left hand were partially amputated.
Keywords: amputated, finger, rotating knife, work rules, struck against, circular saw, saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119831618 Hospitalized injury Amputation Milling and planing machine operators

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