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Accident: 170156236 - Employee Cut By Skilsaw Blade

Accident: 170156236 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 12/11/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11215597301/16/19921711Thermo King
Employee #1, of Thermo King of Southern California, was using a Skilsaw, a circular power saw, to make wooden gates for truck trailers. According to Employee #1, the floating guard on the new Skilsaw failed to snap back into place after a cut, and the blade caught his pants and backed up over his right thigh. Employee #1 suffered a deep laceration for which he was treated and released.
Keywords: clothing, guard, caught by, construction, thigh, circular saw, equipment failure, saw, laceration, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112155973 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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