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Accident: 202339511 - Employee Injures Finger With Circular Saw

Accident: 202339511 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/21/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30555088106/24/20021751Hauf'S Construction, Inc.
On June 21, 2002, Employee #1 with Haul's Construction, Inc., was using a hand-held circular saw to trim the excess length of a rake board where it connected to the fascia board on the corner of the roof of a house under construction. While holding the blade guard open to begin a cut, the blade inadvertently struck his right ring finger. He was hospitalized for a partial amputation of the finger.
Keywords: amputated, finger, guard, circular saw, saw, blade
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305550881 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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