“We could prevent 4,000 amputations a year”: fighting for table saw safety in Washington, D.C.

Table saws are by far the most dangerous tools commonly used in schools. About 40,000 table saw injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms every year—including 4,000 amputations. There is a simple piece of equipment that could prevent virtually 100% of these serious injuries from spinning table saw blades. A simple saw safety feature Nearly… Learn More »