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Accident: 202479416 - Employee Amputates Hand While Using Circular Saw

Accident: 202479416 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 02/05/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31634669102/22/20131541Jesus Olivia Ccasa
On February 5, 2013, an employee was using a circular saw to cut a 2-ft by 4-ft piece of wood while remodeling a bathroom. The circular saw struck the employee's left hand resulting in serious injuries. He was taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for an amputation of the left hand at the wrist. The employee was transferred to Loma Linda Medical Center, where he was hospitalized and underwent surgery.
Keywords: amputated, construction, circular saw, struck by, hand tool, hand, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 316346691 Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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