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Accident: 201497211 - Laborer Amputates Fingers While Cutting Boards With Chop Saw

Accident: 201497211 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/20/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31672088712/07/20122441Custom Wood Products, Inc.
At approximately 4:20 p.m. on November 20, 2012, Employee #1, a 51-year-old male general laborer with Custom Wood Products Inc., was cutting two pieces of 2 in. by 6 in. boards on a Whirlwind 212R Chop (Jump) saw when his fingers came in contact with the running saw blade. Employee #1 sustained a partial finger amputation in the event. Employee #1 was performing his normal work duties at the time.
Keywords: amputated, finger, saw, hand tool, table saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316720887 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Laborers, except construction

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