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Accident: 201119112 - Employee Amputates His Finger On Radial Saw

Accident: 201119112 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30082857101/14/20051522P V Framing
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on December 23, 2004, Employee #1, a saw operator, was performing regularly assigned task of sawing wood. He was holding a 2-in. by 4-in. board on a radial arm saw which he stated was a table saw. Employee #1 states that his hand slipped due to the wood being damp and his left hand contacted the saw blade. A hood guard was installed on the saw. Employee #1 suffered an amputation of his third finger on his left hand.
Keywords: amputated, finger, rotating knife, struck against, circular saw, saw, caught between, struck by, nip point
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300828571 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Sawing machine operators FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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