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Accident: 200675049 - Worker Killed By Circular Saw

Accident: 200675049 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 10/06/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30730254710/06/20041794Ecs Engineering, Corporation
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 6, 2004, Employee #1 of the ECS Engineering Corporation was fatally injured when the gas-driven circular saw he was using to cut a clay sewer line kicked back right after completing the cut of the pipe, striking and cutting him. The powered tool flipped into the air and came into contact with the right side of the employee's neck.
Keywords: kick back, sewer, circular saw, saw, neck, pipe, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307302547 Fatality Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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