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Accident: 201169067 - Employee Amputates Finger With Circular Saw

Accident: 201169067 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/05/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12616033209/11/20070782Jae Yong Park Dba Parks Landscaping
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on September 5, 2007, an employee, a helper, was cutting 2-foot pieces off a 2-in. by 4-in. by 8-ft piece of lumber using a Skil circular saw. He placed the lumber on blocks of concrete holding it with left hand. The saw kicked back and hit his left index finger causing amputation over an inch off his finger. He was taken to Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, where he was hospitalized, treated for amputation of finger and released on September 8.
Keywords: kick back, amputated, finger, construction, circular saw, hand tool
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126160332 Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, construction trades

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