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Accident: 170152581 - Employee'S Leg Cut When Struck By Circular Saw

Accident: 170152581 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 06/04/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11222363106/05/19911751Woodwind Construction Co.
Employee #1 was using a Skilsaw to cut a board. When he finished his cut and the saw was winding down, he withdrew it from the board and pulled it across his upper right leg. The guard lifted and the saw lacerated his leg. Employee #1 was treated at the hospital and released. The saw was up to code.
Keywords: portable power tool, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, hand tool, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112223631 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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