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Accident: 201160157 - Employee'S Abdomen Lacerated When Skill Saw Kicks Back

Accident: 201160157 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 10/07/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12609496010/08/19961521Dennis Jones
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on October 7, 1996, Employee #1, of Dennis Jones Construction, was using a skill saw to cut a piece of wood. He was working in a standing position when the saw kicked back, lacerating his abdomen. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Keywords: kick back, abdomen, work rules, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 2 24
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126094960 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Hand painting, coating and decorating occupations FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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