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Accident: 170151443 - Employee Killed When Throat Cut By Circular Saw

Accident: 170151443 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12007481008/07/19951521Flinn Construction
On the morning of August 7, 1995, Employee #1's throat was apparently cut by a Skilsaw. He was killed. There was a blood covered Skilsaw by his body. He was in a roped off area. The Cal/OSHA investigator was not permitted to approach closer than 50 ft from his body until the assigned sheriff's detective arrived on the scene. The sheriff's detective and coroner arrived at 1:30 p.m. and reviewed his body and took photographs.
Keywords: portable power tool, throat, construction, circular saw, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120074810 Fatality Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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