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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202468120 - Worker Amputates Finger While Operating Table Saw

Accident: 202468120 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/08/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31243262806/26/20099224State Of California, Department Of Forestry And Fi
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on June 8, 2009, Employee #1, a maintenance mechanic with Department of Forestry of the State of California, was temporarily assigned to cut 2x2 pieces of lumber to create wood frames. While using a Delta 10-inch table saw, he amputated the distal tip of his left index finger (second digit).
Keywords: amputated, finger, circular saw, inexperience, table saw
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312432628 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Machinery maintenance occupations

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