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Accident: 111383.015 - Employee Operating Circular Saw Cuts Leg

Accident: 111383.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 11/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1362927.01511/29/2018Jb Pinnacle Group, Llc
At 9:30 a.m. on November 26, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was operating a circular saw to cut wood stakes from 2 by 4's. He was not using a saw horse; instead, he held the 2 by 4 against his right leg. During cutting, the saw blade came into contact with his leg, causing an 8 to 10 inch laceration below the knee. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for the laceration.
Keywords: wood slab, work rules, cutting, unprotected, circular saw, equipment operator, leg, laceration, construction, blade, training, contact
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362927.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenter apprentices

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