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Accident: 170208458 - Employee Leg Cut By Skill Saw

Accident: 170208458 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 08/20/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11182794502/21/19911771Mohawk Construction
On August 20, 1990, Employee #1, a 20-year-old laborer for Mohawk Construction, was using a Black and Decker skill saw to cut plywood for some concrete forms. He suffered a deep cut in his right thigh and underwent surgery at Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, where he remained for 5 days. At the time of this investigation, Employee #1 was no longer employed by Mohawk and the employer was no longer working at the site.
Keywords: portable power tool, work rules, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, unguarded, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111827945 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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