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Accident: 201160769 - Employee Injured While Operating Table Saw

Accident: 201160769 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 06/08/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12004279107/14/19987812Ed Tv Productions/Universal/Imagine
While performing regularly assigned duties as a prop maker in the movie industry, Employee #1 was using an unguarded table saw to cut some wood. A piece of the wood bounced up from the table striking Employee #1 on the dorsal surface of the right hand. He was hospitalized for his injuries. During the ensuing surgical repair of the fingers, it was necessary to fuse the middle joint of the middle finger.
Keywords: finger, saw, laceration, struck by, hand, unguarded, cutting and burning, table saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120042791 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous precision woodworkers

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