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Accident: 170179089 - Employee'S Leg Lacerated By Skill Saw

Accident: 170179089 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 11/07/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11221897911/09/19905093D & J Recycling Service
At 8:45 a.m. on November 7, 1990, Employee #1, the owner of a recycling service, was using a portable, power-driven, circular hand saw. He completed a cut and brought the saw back toward his body, lacerating his right leg. The saw guard was attached, but not fully operational.
Keywords: portable power tool, guard, work rules, circular saw, saw, laceration, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112218979 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Sales occupations, other business services

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