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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 73682.015 - Worker Sawing Wood Flooring Sustains Thumb Amputation

Accident: 73682.015 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 01/23/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1030509.01502/06/2015Authentic Renaissance
At 12:00 p.m. on January 23, 2015, Employee #1, employed by a construction gener al contractor, was using a Hitachi Miter Saw to cut a piece of oak flooring. Hi s hand came into contact with the saw blade, and his left thumb was amputated. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for the amputation.
Keywords: amputation, blade, carpenter, ppe, saw, thumb, wood slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair   2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1030509.015 18 M Hospitalized injury Construction Laborer FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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