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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202562948 - Employee'S Thumb Is Amputated By Saw

Accident: 202562948 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 08/29/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31234999609/10/20087542California Car Washes
On August 29, 2008, Employee #1 was cutting a piece of wood with a Craftsman handheld circular power saw. When the blade got caught in the wood, the saw kicked over towards his left hand and cut off the tip of his thumb, before he could stop it. Employee #1 stated that the guard was functioning, but he did not have time to move into place to cover the blade.
Keywords: amputated, thumb, circular saw, electric saw, saw, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312349996 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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