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Accident: 91837.015 - Employee Amputates Fingertip With Saw

Accident: 91837.015 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 01/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1200960.01501/05/2017Integral Builders, Inc.
On January 3, 2017, Employee #1 was using a circular saw to cut a 4 ft wide by 8 ft long sheet of 3/4 in. pressure treated particleboard. He had placed the board on two sawhorses. As he was cutting the board, the saw kicked back. Its blade struck his finger and amputated the top half of the left pinkie finger. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then released from the hospital.
Keywords: saw, circular saw, kick back, finger, amputated
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1200960.015 31 M Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Lifting operations

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