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Accident: 201160447 - Knee Cut By Power Saw

Accident: 201160447 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 01/06/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12611593001/14/19981522Cordova Construction Services Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on January 6, 1998, Employee #1, a construction laborer for Cordova Construction Services, Incorporated, was cutting a 2-inch by 6-inch piece of lumber using a power circular saw. He hit a knot in the lumber which caused the saw to kick back, jump off his hand, and cut his right knee. Employee #1 sustained lacerations. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: kick back, knee, construction, circular saw, laceration, lumber
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 126115930 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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