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Accident: 102437.015 - Employee Using Miter Saw Incurs Finger And Tendon Laceration

Accident: 102437.015 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 11/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276203.01511/08/2017C-Lane Construction Llc

At 12:00 p.m. on November 7, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was performing maintenance work at a two-story multifamily residential build ing. He was using a Hitachi 12-inch Laser Miter Saw, Model Number C12FDH, to cut scrap wood for disposal. His glove became caught by the saw blade, and his hand was drawn into the blade. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was t ransported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a severe laceration to his left index finger and tendon.

Keywords: blade, caught by, finger, glove, hand, laceration, maintenance, residential construction, saw, wood slab
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling Maintenance or repair   2

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1276203.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry

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