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Accident: 202466744 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated By Circular Saw

Accident: 202466744 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/13/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31020233806/26/20085031Rkv Construction, Inc.
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on June 13, 2008, Employee #1, a cabinet installer, was installing cabinets in the kitchen of an apartment unit. He was using a Craftsman portable circular saw to rip a 2-in. by 4-in. lumbar in half for filler blocks. He did not secure the work and held it with his hands. His left thumb contacted the blade and was amputated. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, carpenter, thumb, circular saw, saw, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310202338 Hospitalized injury Amputation Cabinet makers and bench carpenters

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