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Accident: 201023272 - Employee Amputates Thumb While Using Skilsaw

Accident: 201023272 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 02/03/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12547310802/10/20111521Robert Madlem Dba Madlem Construction
On February 3, 2011, an employee held a piece of lumber in one hand and cut it with a Skilsaw which he held in the right hand. The saw kicked back, and the employee's left hand thumb was amputated. The accident was reported on February 7.
Keywords: amputated, thumb, circular saw, lumber
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125473108 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenter apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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