On this page we have some bad outcomes; Tool meets human. Each of these happened when the operator wasn't expecting to get hurt....


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This accident occurred while someone was using a small (4" dia.) hand-held circular saw. The saw kicked-back probably when the operator hit something ridged (nail, tile,...?)
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This is the same injury. You can see where the blade sliced into the thumb, cutting through the bone, but missing the tendons.
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This dude was very lucky! An unexpected sneeze produced just a nick from the table saw