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Accident: 201638160 - Employee'S Finger Is Cut By Saw And Is Amputated

Accident: 201638160 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/07/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31230510511/13/20085031Western Pacific Building Materials Inc
On November 7, 2008, Employee #1 was cutting a sheet of particle board to use for making crates to ship finished materials. The employee was pushing a piece of particle board into a panel saw. As he was pushing the board through the saw, he placed his right forefinger into the point of operation and into the saw blade, cutting his finger. The finger was immediately wrapped, and the employee was driven by the warehouse manager to the emergency room at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment. Employee #1 was hospitalized, and surgery was performed on his finger.
Keywords: finger, saw, laceration, point of operation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312305105 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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