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Accident: 201494515 - Employee'S Fingers Are Injured By Circular Saw

Accident: 201494515 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 09/28/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31506800701/03/20115421Carniceria Janitzio, Inc.
On September 28, 2010, Employee #1, a butcher with an independent grocery store, was using his personal circular saw to cut a hole in a wall to retrieve a check that had slid into an opening in the wall. He was holding the saw in his right hand when it kicked back, amputated his left index finger, and lacerated his left middle finger. Employee #1 was hospitalized at ambulance to Kern Medical Center for treatment.
Keywords: kick back, portable power tool, rotating parts, amputated, wall, finger, circular saw, saw, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315068007 Hospitalized injury Amputation Butchers and meat cutters

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