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Accident: 171044217 - Employee'S Knee Is Fractured In Saw Kick Back

Accident: 171044217 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 09/19/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12020255110/23/20061751Mrw Construction
On September 19, 2006, Employee #1, of MRW Construction, was operating a Skil saw, when the saw kicked back and hit him in the knee. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital for his injuries, which included an open fracture of the right knee (patella). He was hospitalized for three days.
Keywords: kick back, knee, fracture, carpenter, construction, circular saw, laceration, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120202551 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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