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Accident: 100141.015 - Worker Is Injured When Power Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 100141.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1257908.01508/23/2017Patriot Framing, Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on August 11, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction framing company, was working at a construction jobsite. He was operating a Skilsaw pow er saw to cut wood when the saw kicked back and struck Employee #1's hand. Emer gency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, adm itted, and treated for serious lacerations to his fingers.
Keywords: blade, carpenter, construction, finger, kick back, laceration, saw, struck by, wood slab
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1257908.015 19 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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