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Accident: 106858.015 - Employee'S Face Is Cut When Power Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 106858.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 06/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1326090.01506/26/2018Sanpik, Inc.
At 8:00 a.m. on June 15, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was installing underground sewage pipe. He was operating a powered STIHL cut-off saw to cut a PVC pipe when the saw kicked back and severely lacerated his face. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for the facial lacerations.
Keywords: pipe, excavation, kick back, portable power tool, laceration, installing, face, construction, trench, saw, cutting, sewer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Other  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1326090.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction Laborer

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