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Accident: 170155907 - Carpenter'S Leg Cut By Circular Saw

Accident: 170155907 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 07/25/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11222105607/26/19911751Gary L. Hardy Construction, Inc.
Employee #1, of Gary L. Hardy Construction, Inc., was cutting a board with his Skil saw in an unsafe manner. He was holding the board across his knee to cut, which is against safety practices of the employer and in violation of his training as a carpenter. Because of his lack of control, the board slipped and Employee #1 suffered a very deep cut on his upper leg. He required hospitalization.
Keywords: board, carpenter, work rules, slip, construction, thigh, circular saw, saw, laceration, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112221056 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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