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Accident: 110364.015 - Employee Lacerates Arm When Unguarded Grinder Kicks Back Whi

Accident: 110364.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 10/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351114.01510/04/2018J&J Contractors I Llc
At 11:30 a.m. on October 4, 2018, an employee was operating a four and one half inch grinder, without the guard, to cut chimney joints in order to tuck point the chimney. While cutting, the grinder kicked back and struck the employee's arm. The employee received a severe laceration injury to his right arm and was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck against, guard, laceration, grinder, unguarded, arm, blade, kick back, cutting
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation   1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1351114.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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