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Accident: 201165248 - Employee'S Finger Is Amputated By Portable Saw

Accident: 201165248 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/25/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12606020110/06/20031542General Building Contractors
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on September 25, 2003, Employee #1, with General Building Contractors, was using a portable electric Circular Skill Saw (Model Number HD77M, Serial Number HE 808151) to cut 2-in. by 4-in. wood framing members. While cutting with his right hand and holding the lumber with his left hand, the saw backed up amputated his left thumb. Employee #1 was transported to Cedar Sinai Hospital for treatment.
Keywords: portable power tool, construction, thumb, circular saw, saw, lumber, blade, elec port tool--misc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126060201 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Other

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