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Accident: 115153.015 - Employee Lacerates Left Forearm And Hand

Accident: 115153.015 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365881.01511/07/2018A2 Railla Development Inc.
At 12:30 p.m. on October 9, 2018, Employee #1 was cutting a block of wood that w as nailed between a ceiling joist and the roof. Employee was standing on a ladde r using a reciprocating saw to cut off the nails and remove the wood. The saw go t caught on a nail. The employee attempted to dislodge the saw, but lost contro l of the saw. The saw then fell on his left forearm and hand causing lacerations . The employee was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: elec port tool--misc, forearm, hand, laceration, lost control, reciprocating saw, saw
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   6 78
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1365881.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry

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