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Accident: 201024510 - Employee'S Hand Is Lacerated When Skill Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 201024510 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 11/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31582963011/30/20121794Campbell Grading Inc.
At approximately about 2:15 p.m. on November 29, 2012, Employee #1, a laborer, was using a Skill Saw (Model Number HD77m). cutting a 2 in. by 8 in. by 10 ft piece of lumber when the saw kicked back contacting the employee's left hand, lacerating his left index and middle fingers. Employee #1 was transported via ambulance to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and later transported to the Bunke Medical Clinic, where the employee was treated for the lacerations. Employee # 1 was later released.
Keywords: kick back, finger, saw, laceration, lumber, hand
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315829630 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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