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Accident: 202588695 - Employee Lacerates Fingers In Power Saw, Is Later Amputated

Accident: 202588695 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/26/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31532325308/01/20131799The Shutterman
At approximately 12:38 p.m. on July 16, 2013, Employee #1, of company known as The Shutter Man was operating a portable powered circular saw. The employee's right hand came in contact with the saw blade lacerating two fingers. Employee #1 was taken to Pacific Medical Center, where his fingers were amputated. The employee remained hospitalized.
Keywords: portable power tool, amputated, finger, saw, laceration, point of operation, bladder, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 9
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315323253 Hospitalized injury Amputation Machine operators, not specified FallDist:
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors
FatCause: Other

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