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Accident: 170170278 - Employee'S Leg Lacerated In Portable Circular Saw

Accident: 170170278 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 09/25/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11183728210/02/19901521Bryan Morrison General Contractor
Employee #1 was using a circular saw to cut a 4 ft by 8 ft piece of plywood. When he completed the cut, he brought the saw back toward his lower body. The guard, which was bent, became caught and the saw cut his upper leg.
Keywords: portable power tool, guard, work rules, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, blade, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111837282 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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