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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 108237249 - J H Baxter & Company

Inspection Information - Office: Or Eugene

Nr: 108237249Report ID: 1054114Open Date: 11/26/1990

J H Baxter & Company
85 N Baxter Rd
Eugene, OR 97402
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2491/Wood Preserving
Mailing: Po Box 10797, Eugene, OR 97402

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/04/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/04/1990

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 793828Event: 11/26/1990Employee'S Fingertips Amputated By Circular Saw
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on November 21, 1990, Employee #1, a maintenance man, was repairing a roof on a dry kiln. He was operating a hand-held circular saw and was cutting a 3 by 6 to size. The Skil saw, which he was holding in his right hand, bound up and the employee reached across the saw to pull back the saw guard in an attempt to free it. The saw kicked back and amputated two fingertips on the employee's left hand.
Keywords: kick back, amputated, finger, circular saw, saw, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108237249 Hospitalized injury Amputation Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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