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Accident: 201160116 - Employee'S Hand Fractured When Board Kicks Back

Accident: 201160116 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/23/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12609611409/27/19962519Landmark Finishing Inc
Employee #1, a carpenter, was ripping a foot-long piece of lumber by feeding it manually into a circular saw. The saw struck a knot in the wood and kicked it back into his right hand, resulting in multiple fractures. Employee #1 had not been using a push stick.
Keywords: kick back, fracture, work rules, circular saw, saw, lumber, extension handle, struck by, flying object, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126096114 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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