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Accident: 170152003 - Employee'S Leg Lacerated In Circular Saw

Accident: 170152003 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/06/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11977601110/25/19951751M-Power Mel Khachatourian Gen. Contractor
At approximately 3:28 p.m. on October 6, 1995, Employee #1, of M. Power Construction, was using a circular saw when he suffered a 15 in. laceration to his right leg and knee. He was diagnosed with a complete division of the patella and flexor tendon. Employee #1 had no training in the safe use of a circular saw.
Keywords: knee, portable power tool, work rules, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, untrained, unguarded, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119776011 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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