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Accident: 201036852 - Employee Amputates Thumb Using Circular Saw

Accident: 201036852 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 11/20/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30547787901/06/20051761Mgm Enterprises Inc Dba Speciality
On November 20, 2004, a crew of employees was repairing siding at a residential home. Employee #1, a carpenter foreman, was cutting angles on 2-in. by 4-in. boards (approximately 45 degrees) with a circular saw. The saw kicked back and the guard, due to the severe angle did not respond as quickly as the saw kicked back. Employee #1 suffered the amputation of the left thumb and was hospitalized.
Keywords: kick back, amputated, carpenter, guard, construction, thumb, circular saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305477879 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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