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Accident: 201023702 - Employee Suffers Cuts To Hand When Circular Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 201023702 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 07/28/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12548278608/04/20111521Mitch Nelson Construction
On July 28, 2011, a laborer/carpenter was using a portable powered circular saw to cut lumber for a construction project at a school in Fort Bragg, CA. The saw kicked back and cut the palm and index finger of the employee's left hand. The employee's injuries required hospitalization. This accident was reported to Cal/OSHA on July 29, 2011, by the employer, Mitch Nelson Construction of Fort Bragg, CA, a company primarily engaged in residential construction.
Keywords: kick back, finger, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, lumber, hand tool, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125482786 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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