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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201160421 - Employee Cut Thigh With Portable Powered Circular Saw

Accident: 201160421 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 02/03/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12611600302/11/19981751Gledson/Cashman Construction Inc.
On February 3, 1998, a general contractor employee was renovating a stall at the Redondo Beach Shopping Mall. The employee was cutting a piece of wood with a portable powered circular saw. When he finished, he attempted to rest the saw on his right leg while the saw blade was still rotating. He suffered an 8-in. laceration to his outer right thigh and was transported to Bay Hospital for treatment.
Keywords: carpenter, construction, thigh, circular saw, laceration
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126116003 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Supervisors; carpenters and related workers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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