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Inspection: 14834782 - Joseph Pekny Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 4

Nr: 14834782Report ID: 0352440Open Date: 06/27/1984

Joseph Pekny Construction
Block C Lot A New London Dr
Potomac, MD 20854
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
Mailing: 5118 Lackawanna St, College Park, MD 20740

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14211494Event: 06/04/1984Employee 'S Finger Amputated While Working With Table Saw
An employee of Joseph Pekny Construction was cutting shims with a circular table saw to fix a fascia. He was momentarily distracted, and struck his index finger against the rotating blade of the saw. The saw was not equipped with an adjustable guard, and as a result the employee's finger was amputated below the second joint. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, ppe, finger, struck against, circular saw
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14834782 Hospitalized injury Amputation Physicists and astronomers

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