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TS injuries - please take this 5 second survey

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#1 posted 945 days ago

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-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#2 posted 945 days ago

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I excluded kickbacks

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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#3 posted 945 days ago

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Kickbacks leading to belly cuts are more common.
Any ER doctors here?

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#4 posted 945 days ago

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-- My mother named me Hamilton, I have been trying to earn my nickname ever since.

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#5 posted 945 days ago

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Knock on wood.

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#6 posted 945 days ago

4.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#8 posted 945 days ago

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Thankfully not me.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#9 posted 945 days ago

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-- Building quality in a throw away world.

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#10 posted 945 days ago

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-- Dave, Oak Park, IL

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#11 posted 945 days ago

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FYI – I have been nicked by a TS blade and have suffered minor nerve damage as a result. I am not including that because I still have all of that digit.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#12 posted 945 days ago

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#13 posted 945 days ago

5 to 10
55 plus years using commercial tools. Shops, marina/yacht yards , job sites. Have ten.
How many killed/injured using cell phones?
I like my big, beefy shop tools. They are safer. Good survey, “live forever”.

-- MrAl

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#14 posted 945 days ago

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#15 posted 945 days ago

2- one guy lost two fingers, the other just nicked his fingernail

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#16 posted 945 days ago

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-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#17 posted 945 days ago

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#18 posted 945 days ago

2 and I’m not one of them!

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#19 posted 945 days ago

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-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#20 posted 945 days ago

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-- Kevin, South Carolina

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#21 posted 945 days ago

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-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#22 posted 945 days ago

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... oh wait… I think I misunderstood the question…

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#24 posted 945 days ago

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#25 posted 945 days ago

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-- Bondo Gaposis

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#26 posted 945 days ago

:0

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#27 posted 945 days ago

0 – newbie with limited experience or contact with other woodworkers. I know my high school shop teacher was missing half a finger, but I don’t know how he did it.

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#28 posted 945 days ago

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#29 posted 945 days ago

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-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#30 posted 945 days ago

0 ZERO for approximately 7,000 students

I taught wood working and cabinetmaking to approximately 200 high school students a year for 35 years with 3 Delta unisaws in operation every school day. These statistics are a result of demonstrating exactly how and why dangerous kickbacks occur. I spent 2 to 3 days in the beginning of every semester covering all aspects of how to safely operate the table saw on just the basics in ripping and cross cutting. I was so fortunate that in my 35 year teaching career not one student sustained any type of injury on any of our extensive collection of wood working machinery. Each student was tested on each machine’s safe operation before they were able to operate them. They could not pass the courses without being a competent machine operator. Many of my students reported back to me how they had shown their fathers the correct operation mostly on the table saw. Hundreds of these students are now local contractors and hobby wood workers with no accidents that I am aware of still after all these years. Safety is in the hands of the machine operators.

-- Bruce, Upstate New York

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#31 posted 945 days ago

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-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#32 posted 945 days ago

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-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#33 posted 945 days ago

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#34 posted 945 days ago

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-- John

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#35 posted 945 days ago

Zero. Hope to keep it that way.

-- Mike

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#36 posted 945 days ago

0 Thankfully

-- Brock, Illinois

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-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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#39 posted 945 days ago

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-- Joe, Ohio - Working with wood for over 25 years and still a beginner

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#40 posted 945 days ago

2 Amputations – 3 bad non-amputation injuries.

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#41 posted 945 days ago

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and greater than 0 above gives me chills

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#42 posted 945 days ago

0.1 – I cut myself pretty bad when my wrench slipped while changing a blade once? Does that count?

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#43 posted 945 days ago

5 – one finger split with dado (repaired), two thumb near amputations (repaired – more or less), one complete thumb amputation (gone), One multiple digit amputation (gone)

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#45 posted 945 days ago

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-- Visualize whirled peas

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#46 posted 945 days ago

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Scary enough my shop teacher! :O

-- Brett

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#47 posted 945 days ago

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-- Mike

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#48 posted 945 days ago

2, both lost part of a digit and were experienced.

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#49 posted 945 days ago

0, seen lots of woodworkers with missing digits but don’t know how that happened

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#50 posted 945 days ago

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-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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