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Accident: 202252375 - Employee Amputates Finger With Chop Saw

Accident: 202252375 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 02/07/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31623081202/08/20121799W. W. Clyde & Co.
On February 7, 2012, Employee #1 was operating a Milwaukee Model Number 6190 heavy duty chop saw to cut 1.5-inch polyethylene pipe. Employee #1 was operating the saw with his left hand. He reached with his right hand to retrieve the cut end and the piece kicked up, amputating his right index finger at the distal interphalangeal joint.
Keywords: amputated, finger, circular saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316230812 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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