Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201184769 - Employee'S Leg Is Lacerated By Saw

Accident: 201184769 -- Report ID: 0950611 -- Event Date: 02/03/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31106094102/27/20091799Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors Inc.
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on February 3, 2009, Employee #1 was working with a crew that was converting an outdoor sandy area into a dirt patio with sprinklers, landscaping, and a wood and concrete fence and divider at the Willie Mays Boys and Girls Club. Employee #1 was cutting a 4-in. by 10-in. board using a Skilsaw Model Number HD77, 7.25-in. worm drive saw with 6-in. diameter crosscutting blade. The 20-ft long board was supported by four small pieces of wood so that it was slightly off the ground. Employee #1 was cutting the pressure-treated plank across its width. The board was cut almost completely through when the saw kicked back and struck Employee #1's leg, injuring him. He was hospitalized at San Francisco General Hospital for two days for surgery to treat his lacerated right leg.
Keywords: board, kick back, circular saw, saw, laceration, blade
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311060941 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.