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Accident: 105001.015 - Employee Operating Cut Off Saw Sustains Extensive Burns

Accident: 105001.015 -- Report ID: 0830400 -- Event Date: 04/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1311361.01504/25/2018Limoges Construction, Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on April 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a four-story building. He was using a cut off saw, a type of circular saw, to cut rebar when the saw ignited. Employee #1 was engulfed in fire. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for burns to seventy percent of his body.
Keywords: rebar, construction, equipment operator, fire, electric saw, circular saw, saw, burn
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   4
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1311361.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers FallDist:
FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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