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Accident: 105660.015 - Employee Lacerates Thigh While Using Circular Saw

Accident: 105660.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 04/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314728.01505/10/2018Mccarthy Framing And Construction Inc
At 2:15 p.m. on April 26, 2018, an employee was using a circular saw to cut a 2 inch by 4 inch stud while fabricating stair railings. The blade of the saw bound in the 2 inch by 4 inch stud, resulting in kickback which caused to employee to lose his balance. The employee sustained a 17 centimeter laceration to his right thigh just above his knee.
Keywords: rail, kick back, lost balance, laceration, circular saw, stair, thigh
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition   3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314728.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenter

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