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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 123158982 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Bridgeport

Nr: 123158982Report ID: 0111500Open Date: 08/31/2005

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
161 Berlin Road
Cromwell, CT 06416
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5311/Department Stores
NAICS: 452111/Department Stores (except Discount Department Stores)

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/31/2005
Emphasis: N:Amputate, S:AmputationsClose Case:09/14/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral202623831 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201522521Event: 08/31/2005Employee Amputates Finger With Circular Saw
On August 31, 2005, Employee #1 was assisting a coworker who was cutting pegboard with a circular saw. Employee #1 attempted to reach behind the moving saw blade, but he misjudged the position of the blade. It amputated the index finger of his left hand. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: portable power tool, amputated, finger, circular saw, hand tool, blade, blind reaching, elec port tool--misc
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123158982 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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