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Accident: 119957835 - Employee'S Hand Lacerated When Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 119957835 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/08/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11995783502/08/20001521Flanigan Construction Inc
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on October 8, 1999, Employee #1 was using a Skilsaw to cut a wood block when the saw bound up and kicked back. His left hand was lacerated between the thumb and index finger. Employee #1 was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center for surgery; he was released the following day.
Keywords: kick back, portable power tool, circular saw, saw, laceration, struck by, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119957835 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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