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Accident: 170700207 - Employee'S Forearm Lacerated By Saw Blade

Accident: 170700207 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/06/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11217083207/08/19932439Terry Roof Truss Co.
Employee #1 was cutting an 8 in. x 2 in. board with a circular power saw without securing the board to the table. When the blade bound and jumped out of the cut, the employee suffered a deep gash on his left forearm.
Keywords: kick back, unsecured, work rules, forearm, circular saw, saw, laceration, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112170832 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters

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