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Accident: 103930.015 - Employee Operating Circular Saw Cuts His Hand

Accident: 103930.015 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 02/13/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1302373.01502/14/2018A.T.V. General Construction
At 1:45 p.m. on February 13, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in interior carpentry work at a construction project, a two-story multifamily residential structure. He was holding a piece of plywood and operating a circular saw when the saw jammed and kicked back. The saw's blade struck Employee #1's right hand. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was treated for a laceration to his hand and released.
Keywords: wood slab, blade, circular saw, kick back, jammed, residential construction, laceration, hand, equipment operator, carpenter
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 25
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1302373.015 22 M Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration

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