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Accident: 111695.015 - Employee Operating Circular Saw Lacerates Leg

Accident: 111695.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365259.01509/26/2018Bmc West Llc
At 11:00 a.m. on September 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in carpentry work at the site of a new residential structure. He was operating a circular saw and cutting wood into blocks. The employee was holding the wood in one hand and the saw in the other. The saw kicked back and the blade struck the employee's left leg. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for a deep laceration to the leg.
Keywords: struck by, carpenter, equipment operator, material handling, residential construction, lumber, leg, portable power tool, laceration, kick back, circular saw, blade, unsecured, unstable position, cutting
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1365259.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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