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Accident: 202626297 - Circular Power Saw Severs Hand Of Carpenter

Accident: 202626297 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 07/06/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31350970507/29/20101531Vahe Avedian
On July 6, 2010, while working at a residential construction site, a 56 yr-old male carpenter was cutting plywood sheeting with a power circular hand saw. The employee slipped, and the rotating blade of power saw came in full contact with the worker's hand. He was transported to the hospital, and his hand was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, carpenter, slip, construction, circular saw, saw, hand tool, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313509705 Hospitalized injury Amputation Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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