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Accident: 139199.015 - Employee Receives Neck Laceration From Saw Kickback And Dies

Accident: 139199.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 09/15/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1553419.01509/16/2021Sikes Brothers, Inc.
At 6:30 p.m. on September 15, 2021, an employee used a chop saw to cut a section of concrete pipe. At some point, the saw kicked back, and the blade lacerated t he employee's carotid artery and jugular veins. The employee was hospitalized to treat the injuries but died later that day.
Keywords: artery, blade, chop saw, concrete pipe, kick back, laceration, neck, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Other   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1553419.015 22 M Fatality Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing
FatCause:

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