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Accident: 129127.015 - Employee Is Killed When Concrete Saw Kicks Back And Lacerate

Accident: 129127.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 08/28/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1490870.01508/28/2020Nitterhouse Concrete Products
At 9:15 a.m. on August 28, 2020, an employee was working to separate a prefabric ated wall to push it square. The employee used a concrete plunge saw to cut it a part when the saw kicked back and struck the employee's throat. The employee rec eived a severe throat laceration and was killed.
Keywords: blade, concrete, cutting, kick back, laceration, neck, saw, throat
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1490870.015 54 M Fatality Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry

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