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Accident: 202357190 - Employee Cuts Hand With Circular Saw In Elevated Lift

Accident: 202357190 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 10/10/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30943747310/11/20051531Fm Harvey Construction Co Inc
On October 10, 2005, Employee #1 was operating a portable power circular saw, while working in an aerial lift approximately 25 feet above the ground. The employee was injured, when he lost his balance and cut his left thumb with the saw blade. He was hospitalized at a hand center and underwent surgery to repair a tendon.
Keywords: amputated, carpenter, circular saw, saw, aerial lift, unstable position
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 2 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309437473 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Caught in stationary equipment

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