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Accident: 201503414 - Employee Lacerates Wrist With Portable Saw

Accident: 201503414 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 08/05/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12563977308/07/20021521Sheehan Construction, Inc.
On August 5, 2002, Employee #1, an apprentice carpenter, was working at a residential construction site. He was using a portable Skilsaw to cut a piece of wood when he sustained a severe laceration to his left wrist. Employee #1 was transported to the Valley Care Hospital-Livermore, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: portable power tool, carpenter, work rules, construction, circular saw, saw, laceration, struck by, unguarded, wrist
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125639773 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Carpenters FallDist:
Cause: Interior carpentry
FatCause: Other

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