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Accident: 201022373 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated By Circular Saw

Accident: 201022373 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 09/15/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30075117909/17/20091522David Colby Marden Dba Marden Construction Co
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on September 15, 2009, Employee #1 was a carpenter for the Marden Construction Co., and was installing a floor joist for the second floor of a residential building being constructed. He was cutting a 1.75-in. by 11.75-in. by 11.875-in. piece of LVL wood. He was using a Bosch circular saw, Model Number 1677M, Serial Number H39003. The circular saw kicked back and amputated Employee #1's left thumb. He was hospitalized at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital where his left thumb was reattached.
Keywords: kick back, amputated, carpenter, thumb, circular saw, saw, cutting and burning
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300751179 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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