Accident Report Detail
Accident: 117312.015 - Employee Injures Arm In Kickback From Saw
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1396640.015||04/29/2019||San Diego County Water Authority|
At 7:15 a.m. on January 30, 2019, an employee was developing a prototype piece o f equipment for unmanned camera pipeline inspections, and required a plastic dis c. The employee found plastic material approximately 3/8 inch thick and decided to fabricate the disc using a Powermatic Table Saw (Serial Number 9166217) in th e carpentry department. The employee was making a cut on the plastic material wh en the saw edge got caught and caused a kickback of the material. The plastic ma terial cut the employee near his inner elbow on the left arm causing a severe ar terial injury. The saw did not have a guard or a spreader installed on it. The e mployee was treated at a local hospital.
|1||1396640.015||45||M||Hospitalized injury||Engineers, n.e.c.|