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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201079035 - Worker Busts Lip On Circular Saw

Accident: 201079035 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 03/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31534814404/04/20131799Afab Inc
At approximately 11:37 a.m. on March 22, 2013, Employee #1, 45-year-old male with Afab Inc, was using a circular saw to cut a guard rail. The saw got stuck and Employee #1 pulled on the saw to get the saw unstuck. While pulling on the saw, the saw became unstuck; Employee #1 did not have a good grip on the handle, the saw kicked back and hit him in the face with the handle. Employee #1 suffered a spilt to the lip down to his chin. Employee #1 was transported to UCSD Medical Center in San Diego for treatment.
Keywords: circular saw, saw, laceration, hand tool, face
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315348144 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Fencing, installing lights, signs, etc.
FatCause: Other

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