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Accident: 111982.015 - Employee Receives Arm Laceration While Using Circular Saw Bl

Accident: 111982.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 06/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1357081.01508/24/2018Concrete Construction Corporation
At 9:10 a.m. on June 26, 2018, an employee was working to remove a form. At some point, the employee attached a circular saw blade onto an angle grinder (Dewalt angle grinder) to cut the wood to remove the form. While cutting, the saw blade contacted the employee's arm causing a laceration. The employee was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: form work, laceration, portable power tool, grinder, arm, blade, circular saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   2 28
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1357081.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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