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Accident: 201108545 - Employee'S Fingers Are Amputated While Using Saw

Accident: 201108545 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 09/25/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082442210/26/20061751Selectbuild, Inc.
On September 25, 2006, Employee #1, a carpenter, was using a circular saw to rip a 1 in. by 4 in. piece of lumber. When the saw kicked back, one of his fingers was amputated.
Keywords: kick back, portable power tool, rotating parts, amputated, carpenter, finger, circular saw, saw, blade
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
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300824422 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters

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