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Accident: 108080.015 - Employee Operating Grinder Sustains Multiple Lacerations And

Accident: 108080.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 08/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336871.01508/07/2018Xtreme Builders, Llc
On August 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was working at the construction site for a new seawall. He was operating an angle grinder and cutting fiberglass panels when the grinder kicked back. The saw blade struck the employee. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for the partial amputation of his right foot and lacerations to both arms, both hands, and both legs.
Keywords: saw, construction, foot, grinding wheel, laceration, leg, hand, grinder, kick back, blade, arm, partial amputation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Shoreline development, dam, reservoir New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1336871.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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