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Accident: 202612776 - Painter Amputates Fingers While Using Miter Saw

Accident: 202612776 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 03/14/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31479436303/15/20118211Ca School For The Deaf
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on March 14, 2011, Employee #1, a painter, for CA Education School for the Deaf, was cutting ends of a wooden block, while operating chop saw (Dewalt DW708 Miter saw). When he released the control button with his right hand, he reached in with his left hand to remove block. His left hand contacted the moving blade, amputating three middle fingers on his left hand.
Keywords: amputated, finger, saw, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314794363 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Painters, construction and maintenance

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