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Accident: 170883367 - Employee'S Thigh Lacerated When Struck By Saw Blade

Accident: 170883367 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 05/11/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11987026905/18/19951751De La Cruz Construction, Inc.
Employee #1, of Dela Cruz Construction, Inc., was standing up when he placed a 1 by 6 in. board across his knees and attempted to cut it with a worm drive circular saw he had borrowed. The saw became jammed in the stock and kicked back. The lower portion of the saw blade struck Employee #1 in the upper right thigh. He sustained a deep 20 cm laceration.
Keywords: kick back, work rules, construction, thigh, circular saw, jammed, laceration, struck by, blade, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119870269 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers

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