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Accident: 170667224 - Fingers Injured In Circular Saw Accident

Accident: 170667224 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 11/05/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12328607211/05/20011541Coozio Construction Company
Employee #1 of the Coozio Construction Company was injured when he attempted to assist Employee #2 in sawing a piece of plywood while engaged in cleaning an area of the rolling mill department of the Miller Company. Employee #2 was cutting a piece of plywood with a hand held circular saw when it kicked back and the plywood moved upward. Employee #1 tried to help and injured three fingers on his left hand. He was transported to Hartford (CT) Hospital for treatment.
Keywords: finger, cleaning, circular saw, wood panel
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123286072 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Other

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