Accident Report Detail
Accident: 201508421 - Foreman'S Foot Is Cut By Chain Saw
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|310063235||03/25/2008||1771||Largo Concrete, Inc|
At approximately 11:45 a.m. on March 4, 2008, Employee #1, a foreman, was using a STIHL Rollomatic Picco Spur Chainsaw, Model Number M5210 to cut off six to eight joists for formwork of a drop cap on the first floor of building B. Employee #1 had already cut off the sixth 4 by 4 joist that was 10 inches long, when the saw kicked back and cut into his left boot. He sustained injuries to his left foot. Employee #1 was transported to St. Rose Hospital in Hayward, where he was treated and had surgery to repair tendons and a chip to the bone on his left foot. He was hospitalized for 5 days. According to Employee #1 and a coworker, the chain of the saw was dull and should have been changed.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Multi-family dwelling||New project or new addition||$500,000 to $1,000,000||2|
|1||310063235||Hospitalized injury||Cut/Laceration||Supervisors; carpenters and related workers||FallDist: