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Accident: 202552543 - Employee On Ladder Amputates Fingers With Circular Saw

Accident: 202552543 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/01/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316909602/04/20111799Leo Sanchez
On February 7, 2011, an employee was performing a carpentry maintenance task at a residence to replace rotting facia wood. The worker found he had not cut enough off a length of wood. So, he attempted to cut it to the correct size while standing on a step ladder. The ladder moved, causing him to lose control of the electric circular saw and amputate the ring, middle, and index fingers of his left hand at the middle knuckle. The worker was hospitalized for two days for surgical treatment. He was an independent handyman.
Keywords: maintenance, amputated, carpenter, finger, ladder, circular saw, saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313169096 Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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