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Accident: 201073970 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated From Being Struck By Saw

Accident: 201073970 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 02/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31267862606/16/20091521Schreiber Framing Inc
At approximately 12:35 p.m. on February 23, 2009, Employee #1 was cutting lumber at a residential construction site. The employee was standing on the ground while making his cuts using a circular saw. The circular saw kicked back and struck his little finger on his left hand, causing a deep laceration. The victim was transported to a hospital, where his finger was surgically amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized. This accident was reported by the Fire Department, so the employer was cited for failing to meet their reporting obligation.
Keywords: amputated, finger, circular saw, saw, laceration, struck by
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
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312678626 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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